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BLOCKCHAIN‘Blockchain can help countries combat corruption’

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  • BLOCKCHAIN‘Blockchain can help countries combat corruption’

    United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), advisor wants countries like Kenya to adopt blockchain technology which would then make it easier for the nation to trace government corruption and other economic crimes. UNODC’s regional anti-corruption advisor, David Robinson, believed that online trust was necessary while building confidence in governments and preventing fraud and the tampering of public registries. The official said in a statement:

    When corruption represents a breach of trust, a technology that strengthens trust becomes an attractive solution in public projects. In the era of the 4th industrial revolution, online trust became a key asset for transactions between strangers and building confidence in government.

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    Blockchain can be attractive to the global community because it is a tool that can be used to prevent corruption.