Tracking & Accountability for Humanitarian Aid Distribution

Thematic objective: A.3 Promotion of social inclusion and the fight against poverty
Priority: Priority A.3.2 Support social and solidarity economic actors, also in terms of improving capacities and cooperation with public administrations for services provision
Brief description of the project: The proposed project is based on the concept of “Tracking & Accountability for Humanitarian Aid Distribution” and aims at alleviating fraudulent attempts or loss of humanitarian aid along the supply chain, thus insuring end-to-end accountability of aid distribution from provider to end-user. Tracking and Accountability will be achieved leveraging blockchain technology, which will ensure stakeholders are perceived as unique entities and thus accountable for their contribution. Thus, goods will be tracked with unique identifiers making sure that logistics and supply chain operates according to agreements and contracts.
Main objectives – issues to be addressed: The project has the overall objective of enhancement of the trust, security, tracking and accountability of humanitarian aid distribution through blockchain technology.
Expected results: Maximise efficiency of logistics and supply chain sector and minimise loses
Partners already involved: - Centre for Research and Technology Hellas - Information Technologies Institute (CERTH-ITI) - Association for the social support of youth (ARSIS)
Partners searched: - 1 organisation with expertise in logistics - One or two Humanitarian Aid Agencies (from Jordan, Palestine, Tynisia, Egypt & Israel )
Total estimated budget: 2M Euro
First name: Nikolaos
Last name: Tsoniotis
Name of the organisation: Centre for Research and Technology Hellas - Information Technologies Institute
Type of organisation: University/research centre
City: Thessaloniki
Country: Greece
Phone number: +30 2311 257792
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