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Innovative mobile digital identity solutions: Financial inclusion and Birth Registration

July 18, 2018 | Digital Identity | Latin America & the Caribbean | Sub-Saharan Africa | GSMA

This case study looks at two start-ups that are using mobile technology to establish functional and foundational identities in the Caribbean and Burkina Faso, and looks at how those could be developed to provide people with further access to services. … Read more

Digital Identity for Smallholder Farmers: Insights from Sri Lanka

March 29, 2018 | Digital Identity | South Asia | Sri Lanka | GSMA

This report highlights key findings from the Digital Identity programme’s qualitative research in Sri Lanka, which was designed to help improve the mobile industry’s understanding of farmers’ identity-related needs and pain points, as well as their attitudes and perceptions towards … Read more

Roadmap for Digital Birth Registration: Insights on Scale and Sustainability from Pakistan

March 8, 2018 | Digital Identity | Pakistan | GSMA

We have produced this Roadmap for Digital Birth Registration as a guide for MNOs and their partners who are seeking opportunities to achieve greater impact, efficiency and efficacy in digital birth registration. Drawing on lessons from, and our recommendations for, … Read more

Access to Mobile Services and Proof-of-Identity: Global policy trends, dependencies and risks

February 20, 2018 | Digital Identity | Global | Global | GSMA

The ability to prove one’s identity is essential to securing both rights and access to a number of life-enhancing services including healthcare, voting, education, financial services, employment and social protections. As we continue advancing in the digital age, identification becomes … Read more

Blockchain for Development: Emerging Opportunities for Mobile, Identity and Aid

December 14, 2017 | Digital Identity | Global | GSMA

Of all the emerging technologies that are likely to shape the future of international development, perhaps none is getting more attention today than blockchain. But for many mobile network operators (MNOs) and their partners within the development sector, it has … Read more

Enabling Access to Mobile Services for the Forcibly Displaced

September 11, 2017 | Digital Identity | Global | GSMA

In this Policy Note, we focus on identity-related barriers preventing Forcibly Displaced Persons (FDPs), including refugees, from accessing mobile connectivity and mobile financial services (MFS). This Note offers several considerations for host-country governments and regulators on how to potentially address … Read more

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