Practical Insights on Biometric Data

Data Misuse is a Timeless Problem in Development

Data Misuse is a Timeless Problem in Development

Published on: Nov 17 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In the research paper, “Datafication, Power and Control in Development: A Historical Perspective on the Perils and Longevity of Data“, Katarzyna Cieslik...
Unsafe National Biometric Data Collection in 23 African Countries

Unsafe National Biometric Data Collection in 23 African Countries

Published on: Nov 16 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In assessing the various laws and policies, CIPESA’s new report – Privacy Imperilled: Analysis of Surveillance, Encryption and Data Localisation Laws in...
How to Use Biometric Identity Solutions in Providing Healthcare Services

How to Use Biometric Identity Solutions in Providing Healthcare Services

Published on: Jun 02 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Use Biometric Identity Solutions in Providing Healthcare Services
Accurate constituent identification is a fundamental building block for every intervention across healthcare, finance, education, and more. Yet, one billion people...
7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries

7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries

Published on: Mar 10 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries
Efforts to establish or improve national identification systems in Africa have coincided with the increasing deployment of mobile technology. This has led to the...
12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems

12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems

Published on: Dec 01 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems
The AI4D – Digital and Biometric Identity Systems policy paper examines issues emerging around the deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Digital and...
Apply Now: $500,000 for Ethical Emerging Technology Research Projects

Apply Now: $500,000 for Ethical Emerging Technology Research Projects

Published on: Nov 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $500,000 for Ethical Emerging Technology Research Projects
Artificial intelligence and other emerging technology are producing serious ethical questions for their creators, promoters, and society at large. How can we examine...
What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

Published on: Oct 14 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
What does the public know about transparency and safeguards in the procurement and deployment of Digital Technology Systems in Africa, including biometric identification,...
Aid Evolved Podcast: The Promise and Peril of Digital Biometrics

Aid Evolved Podcast: The Promise and Peril of Digital Biometrics

Published on: Jul 03 2021 by Rowena Luk - Comments Off on Aid Evolved Podcast: The Promise and Peril of Digital Biometrics
Aid, Evolved is a podcast about technology, poverty, and health. Every two weeks we’ll bring you a new episode about doing good, better. We’ll hear first-hand...
How Will Digital Yellow Card Certificates Track COVID-19 Immunizations?

How Will Digital Yellow Card Certificates Track COVID-19 Immunizations?

Published on: Dec 03 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Will Digital Yellow Card Certificates Track COVID-19 Immunizations?
We can finally foresee the end of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Global pharmaceutical companies are developing vaccines for COVID-19. Soon, there will be widespread...
3 Ways Aadhaar Data Reinforce Existing Digital Inequalities in India

3 Ways Aadhaar Data Reinforce Existing Digital Inequalities in India

Published on: Oct 22 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Digital identity as a tool of governance promises the inclusion of the marginalised and undocumented populations. There are major efforts globally under programs...