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Volume 6, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 2045-6271
  • E-ISSN: 2045-628X

Abstract

Abstract

The OxChain project is investigating the design of blockchain applications in partnership with a large and traditionally trusted institution, Oxfam. We outline some of the potential opportunities that distributed ledger technologies could offer the charity and development sector as a whole, but focus on the challenges of undertaking co-design work in the context of large institutions. We suggest the need to leverage existing trusted relationships and understand the unique value that such institutions offer.

Funding
This study was supported by the:
  • EPSRC (Award EP/N028198/1)
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Keyword(s): blockchain; charity; co-design; DLT; international development; organizations
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