Practical Insights on South Sudan

7 Reasons to Use Call Centers for Data Collection

7 Reasons to Use Call Centers for Data Collection

Published on: Jun 21 2018 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Recently, I was at a meeting that focused on data collection from health clinic operators, school principals, and agricultural extension agents (who are very similar),...
How Can Chatbots Help Us Respond to Humanitarian Crises?

How Can Chatbots Help Us Respond to Humanitarian Crises?

Published on: Aug 31 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Can Chatbots Help Us Respond to Humanitarian Crises?
At the moment, The World Food Programme (WFP) and the wider humanitarian system are #FightingFamine in four countries. In Somalia, Yemen, North-Eastern Nigeria...
Crowdsourcing Food Security Status From South Sudan Satellite Imagery

Crowdsourcing Food Security Status From South Sudan Satellite Imagery

Published on: Aug 01 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The FEWS NET early warning system educates decision-makers who are responsible for creating and funding humanitarian response plans, and in December 2015, FEWS...
10 Observations on Technology in Africa from Eric Schmidt of Google

10 Observations on Technology in Africa from Eric Schmidt of Google

Published on: Jan 23 2013 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
After a week of business meetings in the cities of sub-Saharan Africa, Eric Schmidt posted a detailed list of observations. As he used to run Google and is still...