Leveraging Digital ID and e-KYC for the Financial Inclusion of Forcibly Displaced Persons: Risks and Opportunities

Categories : Digital identity, Technology and Operational Enablers


Author: afi

Over 84 million forcibly displaced persons (FDPs) worldwide face many challenges in accessing digital identity and formal financial services.

These challenges include the lack of officially recognized identity documents, limited availability of access points to obtain formal financial services, and strict KYC processes.

Focusing on Rwanda, Mauritania, and Eswatini, this AFI report discusses the challenges and bottlenecks preventing the wider adoption of digital ID and e-KYC to advance the financial inclusion of FDPs.