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Digitalization moves forward in India with Aadhaar biometrics for more gov services online

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) in India has issued a new notification that allows citizens to access…

 

Pakistan disburses over $100M in flood relief via biometric ID

Pakistan has so far disbursed 24.5 billion Pakistani rupees (US$103 million) to families affected by floods across the country via…

 

Aadhaar critic joins ID16.9 podcast to discuss inclusion shortfalls

Allegations that India’s digital ID Aadhaar has entrenched, rather than alleviated exclusion from social services and government benefits, have dogged…

 

Integrated Biometrics sees financial inclusion gains from Nigeria’s digital ID

A new case study from Integrated Biometrics (IB) explains the company’s engagement with the Nigerian government, including how its Kojak…

 

Corruption, costs and cut-offs: the human impact of Aadhaar implementation issues

A series of reports list the ongoing issues surrounding India’s national digital identity project, Aadhaar. Its integration with government welfare…

 

New entrants join biometrics market as established players branch out

New biometrics projects and innovations like Akiyama Group’s Natosafe baby biometrics system, Tata’s Indian passports and new access control market…

 

Digital ID, KYC infrastructure critical for digital currency rollout, says IMF

An international agency is urging central banks to help strengthen national digital ID systems and make KYC requirements easier to…

 

Digital identity can be ‘highly exclusionary’ for social protection: UN report

“Digital identity systems should not be a prerequisite for benefiting from social protection schemes and when they are set up,…

 

ID is no longer just about identity: Day 1 of ID4Africa 2022

Since the last ID4Africa summit in Johannesburg, 2019, the world is a different place. The COVID-19 pandemic has also led…

 

Jamaica, Pakistan look to ease cash assistance programs with digital ID

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the country has to accelerate the implementation of its National Identification System (NIDS) to…

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