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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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Using Advanced Analytics to Model and Predict Risk Factors of Non-Communicable Diseases 3

Using Advanced Analytics to Model and Predict Risk Factors of Non-Communicable Diseases

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases are responsible for 70% per cent of all deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). NCDs disproportionately affect people in low- and middle-income countries where more than three quarters of global NCD deaths – 31 million – occur. There is …

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Improving Professional Training In Indonesia With Gaming Data 4

Improving Professional Training In Indonesia With Gaming Data

In 2014, the Government of Indonesia issued the new Village Law to finance development based on local needs and priorities for the country’s 74,093 villages. The Law aims to contribute to poverty reduction and make village leadership more accountable, by authorising the direct election of a village head and providing villages with a guaranteed annual transfer …

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Crowdsourcing Taxonomies to Advance Research for Development 6

Crowdsourcing Taxonomies to Advance Research for Development

Translator Gator is an app-based game which engages the ‘wisdom of the crowd’ in developing dictionaries or taxonomies to support academic research and social projects in Indonesia.  It is currently being applied to develop a dictionary of key terms connected to the Sustainable Development Goals for six local languages:  Bahasa Indonesia (including Gaul and Alay), Jawa, …

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Using Interactive Visualisations To Inform Governance And Peace Targets In Ghana 7

Using Interactive Visualisations To Inform Governance And Peace Targets In Ghana

Pulse Lab Kampala worked to create interactive, user-friendly visualizations to present the results of the Governance and Peace Poll (GaP). The GaP poll is a nationally representative public opinion tracking survey that seeks to support UNDP-Ghana targets on issues of governance and peace. The visualizations by Pulse Lab Kampala allow viewers to explore the data …

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Monitoring In Real Time The Implementation Of HIV Mother-To-Child Prevention Programme 8

Monitoring In Real Time The Implementation Of HIV Mother-To-Child Prevention Programme

The number of people living with HIV in Uganda is estimated at some 1,5 million. Every year, babies are born to HIV-infected mothers and risk starting their lives crippled by the disease. In 2012, the government of Uganda launched Option B +, a new prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programme in collaboration with WHO. The …

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Accessing Spatial Data To Study Biodiversity and Devise Protection Strategies in Zimbabwe 9

Accessing Spatial Data To Study Biodiversity and Devise Protection Strategies in Zimbabwe

Biodiversity, the diversity of life makes our planet unique and our lives possible. National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAP) are defined to help prevent biodiversity loss. NBSAPs define set of 20, time-bound, measureable targets aimed to reduce biodiversity loss at the national and global level. Pulse Lab Kampala, in collaboration with the NBSAP Forum …

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