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Exhibiting the Global Post-2015 Twitter Conversation
By René Clausen Nielsen
Sep 30, 2013
Global Pulse has partnered with the UN Millennium Campaign on a novel project that aims to shed insight on which Post-2015 relevant topics are talked most about by people on social media around the...
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...
Pulse Lab Jakarta & UNDP team up to offer 'Data Innovation Grants' in Indonesia
By Mellyana Frederika & Derval Usher
Feb 3, 2015
Pulse Lab Jakarta (PLJ) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have announced a call for entries for ‘Data Innovation Mini Grants’ to catalyse innovation in...
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