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Biometric Update regularly authors posts about the topic "social protection." The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding "social protection" and other relevant terms. Additional topics may be explored by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

The quest for legal ID by inhabitants of disputed Cameroonian territory Bakassi

Along the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean in southwestern Cameroon lies an oil-rich peninsular called Bakassi, a territory full of…

 

Biometrics to be collected from 1M poor Indians for Dharavi slum redevelopment scheme

Poor Indians living in the Dharavi slum in Mumbai for the past 24 years will next month be biometrically registered…

 

UNDP lauds Guatemala’s digital transformation efforts, offers recommendations

Guatemala is on the journey to digitization, but its national digital ID still faces administrative and cultural hurdles, according to…

 

UNECA identifies 11 priorities for digital ID use in Nigerian state

A blueprint that highlights key areas in which digital identity can deliver high value for the development efforts of Nigeria’s…

 

In India and Pakistan, biometrics takes root for the growth and supply of grain

Identity verification through biometrics can play a role in food supply and distribution systems, as demonstrated by biometric initiatives in…

 

The last thing they have: can biometric tech help the homeless, and will they trust it?

Homelessness is not a single problem, but a confluence of many social issues and challenges – not the least of…

 

Nigeria launches cash transfers with biometric ID verification for 15m households

Some Nigerians who are expected to benefit from a government cash assistance scheme aimed at cushioning the efforts of fuel…

 

IOM using biometrics to facilitate aid for displaced persons in South Sudan

Authorities of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) say the use of biometrics has proved to be a reliable way…

 

Nigeria urged to adopt digital addressing system for better social welfare planning

A one-time postmaster general and chief executive officer of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), Bisi Adegbuyi, insists that a digital…

 

G20 recommends digital public infrastructure policy to drive financial inclusion

The group of the 19 most advanced economies in the world, the European Union, and mostly recently the African Union,…

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