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World Bank ID4D report shows govt-issued IDs still limited in digital capabilities

In addition to the at least 850 million people estimated to have no form of legal identity in the world,…

 

Ethiopia digital ID program seeking biometric registration kits, SDK toolkit

Ethiopia is accepting bids to supply and install biometric registration kits for use in the country’s national digital ID program….

 

UNDP, World Bank take stock of digital transformation progress

The UNDP and World Bank continue to promote DPI development in the Global South. Marcos Neto, UN director of policy…

 

New partnerships, projects drive digital and financial inclusion in developing nations

The push to reach millions of digitally and financially underserved people and communities in Africa and around the world remains…

 

Ethiopia digital ID project gets WB push as govt solicits more private sector support

As Ethiopia continues to implement its digital ID project, which is part of the country’s 2025 Digital Strategy, the government…

 

Gabon gets $68.5M World Bank loan to facilitate access to legal ID, digital services

A loan agreement has been concluded between the World Bank and the central African nation of Gabon for the implementation…

 

Honduras obtains $40M World Bank loan to digitize CRVS, expand ID verification services

Honduras is set to receive funding from the World Bank to the tune of $40 million to implement a project…

 

ECOWAS seeks consultant for regional biometric ID card transition roadmap

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is calling for expressions of interest from consulting firms to develop a…

 

World Bank document reveals $350M in donor funding for Ethiopia’s national digital ID

A planning document for Ethiopia’s Fayda ID digital identity supplied to the World Bank reveals that the program has been…

 

Sri Lanka prepares to tender contract for 5M biometric passports

Sri Lanka is planning to launch a tender for the issuance of 5 million chip-embedded biometric passports, The Sunday Times…

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