Sierra Leone National Chief Innovation Officer: Blockchain will expand economic participation of women and other poor

Sierra Leone National Chief Innovation Officer David Moinina Sengeh recently said that Sierra Leone's financial inclusion rate is very low, between 17% and 20%, and the government intends to expand financial inclusion by implementing blockchain, so that more women can Use of financial services. He pointed out that this will expand the contribution and participation of women and other poor people to the economy and will ultimately have a huge impact on the economy of the entire country. Earlier in September 2019, the President of Sierra Leone had announced that it would fully adopt the blockchain identity system by the end of 2019.