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I’ll start with a brief on the genesis of Digital Identification (Digital ID) – entitled Huduma namba in Kenya. I will do 2 threads.

Thread 1. Global Perspective (Digital ID)

Thread 2. Kenyan Perspective (HudumaNamba)

Here we go;

Thread 1

Disclaimer: If you gonn be emotional to a point of becoming inflexible in your thinking, this thread is not for you. I will be factual & provide evidential links where possible. DM open for questions/comments

(a bit lengthy but informative)
Digital ID can be traced to 2014 when world leaders discussed 2030 agenda for sustainable development – Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The idea was officially adopted by UN countries in Sep 2015 at UN Summit.
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@fhgferreira @wb_research @WBG_Poverty (1/N) Response to @fghferreira's fourth point on the @worldbank's new work on global poverty estimates. The addition of a new multidimensional poverty measure that *includes* consumption/income poverty is a welcome step & can give rise to real additional insights....
@fhgferreira @wb_research @WBG_Poverty @WorldBank (2/N) The finding that #income #poverty is only imperfectly related to the presence of deprivations is important both in terms of evaluation and in directing policies. It is also helpful that one of the measures they are using is sensitive to overlaps between deprivations and....
@fhgferreira @wb_research @WBG_Poverty @WorldBank (3/n) ...does not merely count aggregate deprivations without concern for their correlation (as some well-known other measures do). But with any multidimensional measures the devil is in the details regarding how they are defined...
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