UN - Global Pulse

UN Global Pulse

Global Pulse is a flagship innovation initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General on big data. Its vision is a future in which big data is harnessed safely and responsibly as a public good. Its mission is to accelerate discovery, development and scaled adoption of big data innovation for sustainable development and humanitarian action.

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UN - Global Pulse Manager

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  1. Thatched hut in Northern Uganda.
    Collaborative Big Data tool to conduct automated roof counting to monitor poverty
    Cost: FREE

    In the Northern Uganda region, as in many African countries, where poverty levels are high and the majority of population is rural, a proxy indicator of poverty is the type of roof at the household.

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    Big Data tool to conduct automated roof counting to monitor poverty

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