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Rwandacoin: Prospects and challenges of developing a cryptocurrency for transactions in Rwanda [article]

Oluwafunmilola Kesa, Violette Mahoro
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Africa as a continent is not left out in the adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrencies.  ...  In addition, the paper discusses the potentials of Rwandacoin easing intercountry trading in East Africa.  ...  The immutability property of blockchain makes it a potential technology in various businesses and government services to ensure transparency.  ... 
arXiv:1901.06249v1 fatcat:ingwbefbynfh5obdxooqb5ji6e

Leveraging Fintech for Sustainable Development in Emerging Economies – A Policy Perspective

Technological advancements in the provision of financial services are transforming the economic landscape by providing opportunities for financial institutions, corporate sector, and consumers.  ...  framework required to tap into the benefits of these technologies securely.  ...  Considering the importance placed by central banks and national governments on money market instruments for efficient control of liquidity and inflation, finding alternative routes for implementing monetary  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.c1090.0193s20 fatcat:sfsptkk2krgrtefaib4pzq3gey


2021 Kesit Akademi  
; By explaining the concept of governance, the benefits of blockchain technology for governance will be emphasized.  ...  The aim of this study is to reveal the relationship of blockchain technology with the governance process. The method of the study is content analysis.  ...  South Korea is also one of the leading countries in investing in blockchain technology. Blockchain is used especially in the fields of healthcare, banking, insurance, and supply chain.  ... 
doi:10.29228/kesit.51865 fatcat:ya4szwelnfdalieok27tl6dn5m

Exploring the rise of blockchain technology: Towards distributed collaborative organizations

Brett Scott, John Loonam, Vikas Kumar
2017 Strategic Change  
Article Summary Reflections for finance practitioners when introducing blockchain technologies Key Points: Blockchain technology has emerged as a potential disruptor for the financial industry.  ...  Explore the role of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology for organisations that seek to build social and solidarity-based finance.  ...  Blockchain technology can allow users to remove the need for the intermediary "bank" by engaging directly with the system.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jsc.2142 fatcat:xhqedq7c3rckrp46qhgeqgtasq

A Blockchain Ecosystem for Digital Identity: Improving Service Delivery in Canada's Public and Private Sectors

Greg Wolfond
2017 Technology Innovation Management Review  
DIACC members include representatives from both the federal and provincial levels of government as well as private sector leaders and organizations, including SecureKey Technologies.  ...  Acknowledgements This article is based on documents produced in collaboration with the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC;  ...  This technical implementation of the ecosystem architecture leverages blockchain and distributed ledger technology, which provides the ecosystem foundation.  ... 
doi:10.22215/timreview/1112 fatcat:r5wfwndaxjh4zlyzpb7kg6im7i

Innovation and Challenges of Blockchain in Banking: A Scientometric View

R. Arjun, K. R. Suprabha
2020 International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence  
Hence the effect of blockchain technologies on banking industry is systematically reviewed. The relevant literature is extracted from Scopus, Web of Science and bibliometric techniques are applied.  ...  Nevertheless, innovations that impact to the banking nurture a potential for disruptive impact globally for economic reasons; however it has received less scholarly attention.  ...  Acknowledgment The first author is grateful for research scholarship support from National Institute of Technology Karnataka.  ... 
doi:10.9781/ijimai.2020.03.004 fatcat:lmruaip5i5ekxkuetcpbaxluqi

Leveraging Blockchain Technology and Tokenizing Green Assets to Fill the Green Finance Gap

Niki Naderi, Yifeng Tian
This article discusses the potential of blockchain technology in filling the green investment gap. Use cases related to the application of blockchain in green projects are analyzed.  ...  Blockchain technology can provide security, transparency, auditability, and traceability and help fill the green finance gap.  ...  Leveraging Blockchain Technology and Tokenizing Green Assets to Fill the Green Finance Gap Energy RESEARCH LETTERS  ... 
doi:10.46557/001c.33907 fatcat:e7hslrgdhfatxd5uwzn2frj5um

Guest editorial: Cutting-edge technologies for the development of Asian countries

Antoine Harfouche, Peter Saba, Georges Aoun, Samuel Fosso Wamba
2022 Journal of Asia Business Studies  
Results show the process in which banks leverage facilitators called Bank Mitras (friends from the bank as per the local language) to disseminate services offered by the banks to rural customers at each  ...  In terms of causes, it suggests that these results depend on bank employees who can help in completing the process of e-government transactions by the beneficiaries due to the trust factor.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jabs-04-2022-494 fatcat:7z5jxzse2jdsrodrgln6njrwtm

Scaling up sustainable investment through blockchain‐based project bonds

Yushi Chen, Ulrich Volz
2021 Development Policy Review  
their economies with the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda.  ...  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently estimated the additional  ...  The main goal of this proposal is to leverage the strength of a decentralized governance model with the support of blockchain to achieve project-level financial inclusion.  ... 
doi:10.1111/dpr.12582 fatcat:hjdj4cfn6neh5lafpgmk475v6u

Impact of Blockchain Technology Platform in Changing the Financial Sector and Other Industries

Dusko Knezevic
1992 Montenegrin Journal of Economics  
The aim of the paper is to conduct a research on an impact of blockchain technology platform on the financial sector through cryptocurrency, and an impact on other industries..  ...  The basic hypothesis is that blockchain has achieved a great impact on financial sector, also it has the potential to radically change only the financial sector but also the way we buy and sell, our interaction  ...  We found out the opinions and analysis of influence underlying technologies to fundamental transformation of central banking, disappearance of central banks, and fundamental transformation of financial  ... 
doi:10.14254/1800-5845/2018.14-1.8 fatcat:2xfo7i57n5bkxftz3dwx3tm53i

Systematic literature review on blockchain adoption in banking

Arun Khatri, Anjali Kaushik
2021 Pressacademia  
In doing so, we identify paths for future research and discuss the potential of blockchain technology for banking and finance sector.  ...  The changing landscape in digital banking has forced the entire banking sector to look at blockchain technology as future of transactions.  ...  Leveraging the resources and scale of an external provider helps asset managers mitigate risk by minimising initial investment and leveraging technologies tested by a subset of their peer group.  ... 
doi:10.17261/pressacademia.2021.1458 fatcat:u2g66twucjc2nfxxhadjnywj6i

Cryptocurrency (Blockchain) Technology as a Means of Leveraging the Nigeria Economy

EBELOGU Christopher U, ORIAKHI Joseph E, OJO Samuel D, AGU Edward O
2020 International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering  
This paper explores how cryptocurrency technology can be a means of leveraging the Nigeria economy and its extremely large population.  ...  Africa as a continent is not left out in the adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrencies.  ...  Healthcare Usage The health sector can leverage on the blockchain technology to securely store patients" medical data anytime of the day.  ... 
doi:10.31695/ijasre.2019.33657 fatcat:a5n6764ofzezld2ysougsi372y

Scaling Up Sustainable Investment through Blockchain-Based Project Bonds

Yushi Chen, Ulrich Volz
2021 Social Science Research Network  
impact, and revenue streams of projects by combining timestamp, public and private key mechanisms, and smart contract technologies.  ...  It puts forward a proposal for blockchain-based project bonds to raise finance through a digital crowdfunding platform, which is also able to record transparently and certify the use of proceeds, sustainability  ...  The main goal of this proposal is to leverage the strength of a decentralized governance model with the support of blockchain to achieve project-level financial inclusion.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3839956 fatcat:tx2fk4b6nbf2vbjy7u4hmgwb6y

Metamorphosing Indian Blockchain ecosystem

Dr. Jyoti Mahajan, Dr. Rajesh Mahajan, Dr. Dileep Kumar Singh
2022 International Journal of Engineering and Management Research  
The current study aims to obtain a deeper understanding of blockchain technology's idea and implementation in India, as well as the technology's potential as a disruptive financial technological innovation  ...  The current research focuses on recommendations for enhancing India's Blockchain ecosystem so that it may become one of the best in the world at utilising this new technology.  ...  Therefore the current research focuses on ideas for transforming India's Blockchain ecosystem so that it may become one of the top countries in terms of leveraging the benefits of this emerging technology  ... 
doi:10.31033/ijemr.12.1.9 fatcat:6vf54ehlzfgexeptit7wkjjbo4

Blockchain for Governments: The Case of the Dubai Government

Shafaq Khan, Mohammed Shael, Munir Majdalawieh, Nishara Nizamuddin, Mathew Nicho
2022 Sustainability  
Blockchain technology is an innovative technology with the potential of transforming cities by augmenting the building of resilient societies and enabling the emergence of more transparent and accountable  ...  To understand the capabilities of blockchain, as well as its impact on the public sector, this study conducted a review of blockchain technology and its implementations by various governments around the  ...  Recommended Policy Actions • To fully utilize the transformative power of blockchain, below policy actions by governments will spur the exploitation of the full potential of blockchain technology.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14116576 fatcat:kp4guznbo5dctpt7gwqmscvzgm
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