The full circuit: How WFP is enabling biometric verification in Uganda

Iris patterns and fingerprints make their mark in a nationwide attempt to curb corruption and increase fairness in food distribution

A refugee verifying her identity in Oruchinga, Uganda. Biometric verification is helping curb corruption, reduce cheating and increase fairness in food distribution. Photo: WFP/Claire Nevill
Scanning a waybill using LESS “Last Mile,” a specially developed tool to track deliveries and minimize commodity losses. Photo: WFP/Timothy Charlton
“Scooping” is the process of measuring precise ration sizes. Scoopers and porters are employed from the local refugee community. Photo: WFP/Timothy Charlton

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