Data Type: Crowdsourcing

After Dark: Encouraging safe transit for women travelling at night 1

After Dark: Encouraging safe transit for women travelling at night

Pulse Lab Jakarta teamed up with UN Women to conduct research on how women navigate public transportation in the evening. Aptly called “After Dark”, the overarching goal of the research was to understand the mobility patterns and perceptions of safety among women workers who regularly travel at night. City governments nowadays are adopting sophisticated technologies …

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Using artificial intelligence to model displacement in Somalia 2

Using artificial intelligence to model displacement in Somalia

Predicting refugee and internally displaced persons (IDP) arrivals is of critical interest in humanitarian emergencies since field operations teams must prepare in advance for these arrivals. The better prepared they are the better assistance teams can provide in the form of food, shelter, and other protection-related services, as well as for contingency planning purposes.  Project …

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Crowdsourcing High-Frequency Food Price Data in Rural Indonesia 3

Crowdsourcing High-Frequency Food Price Data in Rural Indonesia

This feasibility study used crowdsourcing to track commodity prices in near real-time in areas where the availability of other data sources was limited. High-resolution and high frequency food price trends were derived from reports generated by “citizen reporters”. The study was conducted in Nusa Tenggara Barat, one of Indonesia’s poorest provinces, comprised almost exclusively of …

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