The Department for International Development leads the UK's work to end extreme poverty. In this article, PA Consulting offers an insight into how they improved supply chain visibility 

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK's work to end extreme poverty. In times of crisis, DFID provides support to non-governmental organisations providing essentials such as clean water, medicines, clothing and bedding to thousands of people. However, when distributing humanitarian goods around the world, DFID has little visibility into where the goods go throughout the supply chain and making sure they’re received by the final recipient is unclear and not guaranteed. We helped DFID explore how blockchain technology can increase accountability and make the supply more transparent to ensure people in need get vital supplies.

Key successes: 

  • identified the challenges facing those providing and delivering aid
  • conducted rapid-response scenarios to explore the benefits of using blockchain in supply chains.

Read more here. 

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