Technology for Development

Discovering the Art of the Possible for Machine Learning and Disaster Risk Management

September 4th, 2018
Published under: Media Coverage, Multimedia Center, News, Technology for Development

When a natural disaster strikes, knowing where people and buildings are is of the utmost importance for saving lives. The World […]

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You too can be a sexy data unicorn — and other lessons from my first DataDive

July 30th, 2018
Published under: Multimedia Center, News, Technology for Development

Here are 5 surprising things I learned while covering a DataDive hackathon at Google’s NYC headquarters That was me with […]

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New in disaster science: using machine learning and maps to see who’s vulnerable

March 1st, 2018
Published under: News, Technology for Development

DataKind partners with World Bank to help developing countries reduce their vulnerability to natural hazards and climate changeNatural disasters are […]

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How data scientists are tackling hunger and social change

December 7th, 2017
Published under: News, Technology for Development

You can’t feed the world with data – or can you? For an organization like FareShare, data can be a vital […]

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#DataDive UK: Follow data scientists and developers in a hackathon for charities

November 25th, 2017
Published under: News, Technology for Development

Elsevier Foundation joins DataKind, ONE Campaign, FareShare and Christian Aid to use data for tackling poverty and justice, climate change […]

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TWAS-Elsevier award honours sustainability research

October 18th, 2017
Published under: News, Research in Developing Countries, Technology for Development

Climate change has been a growing challenge for many of people living around Lake Turkana in northern Kenya. Hundreds of […]

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New Investment Fund for African Entrepreneurs in Health care

May 29th, 2017
Published under: Press Releases, Technology for Development

Amsterdam, May 19, 2017: PRESS RELEASE Amref Health Africa, Africa’s leading health organisation launched an investment fund focused on the […]

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