What do people talk about on World Aids Day? Part II

By Miguel Luengo-Oroz Dec 5, 2011
  This past Thursday, December 1, was World Aids Day - one of the most recognised international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of...
Read More

Global Pulse Annual Report 2014

By Jennifer Poole Apr 19, 2015
When the Global Pulse initiative was launched by the UN Secretary-General in late 2009, its mission to use real-time and other non-traditional data sources in development and humanitarian action was...

WFP And UN Global Pulse Show How Big Data Can Save Lives And Fight Hunger

By Anoush Rima Tatevossian Apr 9, 2015
(WFP PRESS RELEASE - APRIL 8, 2015) The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Global Pulse – an innovation initiative of the UN Secretary-General – have teamed up to deliver...

Interview: Using Mobile Phone Data to Estimate Food Security

By Amit Wadwa and Adeline Decuyper Apr 8, 2015
UN World Food Programme (WFP), Global Pulse, Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium and Real Impact Analytics recently collaborated on a project to analyse the potential use of mobile phone data...

Big data innovation as part of a Data Revolution in Africa

By Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis Mar 27, 2015
This weekend, representatives from Governments, Academia, UN system, civil society and development partners from numerous African countries gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for a High-Level...