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Research & Development

The Digital Humanitarian Network encourages the exploration of technology for humanitarian applications.  Below are highlighted Research & Development projects:

Blockchain for the Humanitarian Sector: Future opportunities (Dec 2016): This Think Brief explores blockchain technology and its potential application to the humanitarian sector. It provides a primer on blockchain technology, and it highlights applications in the humanitarian sector, potential use cases and recommendations for implementation. This is meant to serve as guidance for potential use within the humanitarian community, and it outlines future areas of research and exploration. For the resources behind the report, please see: Supporting Resources.