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Infrastructure justice and humanitarianism: blockchain's promises in practice

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Proponents of the decentralised database technology blockchain suggest it will revolutionise the aid sector by allowing money and data to be exchanged more equitably, efficiently, transparently, and securely. Blockchain is widely expected to improve refugee identification, cross-border remittances, supply chain management and more. However, humanitarian blockchain projects are nascent and there is a lack of critical scholarship on how the promises for blockchain are playing out in practice...

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Oxford Internet Institute
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University of Oxford

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