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A Behavioral Perspective of the Blockchain

A draft working paper exploring how blockchain could influence the design, testing and evaluation of international development projects and/or programs aimed at behavior change

December 30, 2018
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Four lessons for 2019

While 2018 has not come to a close yet, speaking at AidEx 2018 and talking  with a number of attendees gave us a much clearer picture of what the current understanding of “blockchain in aid” is. Here are four lessons from...

November 21, 2018
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Welcome!

At b4a HQ we think about humanitarian action and development and blockchain day and night. It is a fascinating journey that we are starting with this website!

October 31, 2018
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Blockchain for humanitarian action and development

An overview of blockchain4aid and blockchain in aid.

October 30, 2018
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Building Blocks: an analysis

Our analysis of Building Blocks, arguably the most famous use of blockchain in a humanitarian context. Give it a read!

October 30, 2018
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A Revolution in Trust

Distributed Ledger Technology in Relief and Development.

October 26, 2018
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A cartography of blockchain in aid

Documenting initiatives, actors and linkages in the blockchain for aid world

October 25, 2018
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BenBen

A company focusing on digital land transaction services from Ghana.

October 21, 2018
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Framework for analysis of blockchain-based projects on humanitarian action and development

A guide to our approach when analyzing blockchain-based projects in humanitarian action and development

October 20, 2018
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Consensus Mechanisms

A primer on the tools to reach consensus as a group

October 18, 2018
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The Blockchain Ethical Design Framework

How to design blockchain with an ethical approach

October 13, 2018
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The WBG’s Technology and Innovation Lab, from Concept to Development

Origins and first steps of the WB Blockchain Lab.

October 7, 2018