Blockchain Is Being Widely Implemented In Humanitarian Sphere

  • Alex Dovbnya
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    Blockchain utilized by the UN World Food Programme. It clearly shows how much a specific individual has collected, proving to be food coupons' more efficient replacement


Blockchain Is Being Widely Implemented In Humanitarian Sphere

Financial Times reports that Blockchain is now being utilized by the UN World Food Programme. It clearly shows how much a specific individual has collected, proving to be a more efficient replacement for food coupons or electronic cards that can easily be lost.

The WFP’s representative Houman Haddad claims that the cutting-edge technology has never been used in the humanitarian sphere on such a big scale. After piloting their program in Pakistan last year, they now serve up to 100,000 refugees.

Earlier, U.Today reported about Blockchain-powered identity cards that are designed to provide Rohingya refugees with financial services, education and healthcare.

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