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.

    Big Data tool to conduct automated roof counting to monitor poverty
  2. Collaborative Using Twitter to Measure Global Engagement on Climate Change
    Cost: FREE
    Using Twitter to Measure Global Engagement on Climate Change
    Using Twitter to Measure Global Engagement on Climate Change

4 Items