How governments around the world are using blockchain

A growing list of governments around the world are using blockchain to improve public services

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Blockchain is best known as the foundation for cyptocurrencies, but the distributed ledger technology could be deployed in a vast array of applications, including at government level. 

Governments around the world are investigating the benefits of putting public services on distributed ledgers to create new systems for everything from health records, voting, taxation, welfare payments, to engagement with citizens and digital currencies.

Here we look at some governments that have launched blockchain projects already.

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