To protect citizens from identity fraud and guarantee a transparent electoral process, Gabon has turned to Gemalto for a comprehensive
biometric citizen enrollment and
eID issuance solution.
Gabon aims to build a reliable
national biometric civil registry to replace paper identification with electronic documents and generate a secure electoral register ahead of the local 2013 elections.
Featuring a single, unique identification number for each citizen, the new national biometric database will serve as a master registry to issue all citizen identification, including:
biometric identification program, the country is creating the new basis for Gabonese citizenship.
This initiative is key to the ambitious development strategy known as Emerging Gabon.
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