Cardano Partners With Ethiopian Government To Issue Blockchain-based IDs To 5 Million Students


Cardano developer Input Output Hong Kong has partnered with the Ethiopian government to roll out blockchain-based ID to African students. The partnership is aimed at digitizing the educational sector in Ethiopia. 

The director for African operations at IOHK, John O’Connor, commented on the joint venture. In a blog post, the director said that IOHK’s decentralized identity solution Atala PRISM would be used for the blockchain-based IDs. The firm will offer the identity solution to thousands of schools in Ethiopia. 

Additionally, the identity solution will be used to digitally verify students’ grades, “remotely monitor school performance, and boost education and employment.”

The company added:

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