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128 Mobile Survey Platform Geopoll is a mobile surveying platform with a database of over 200 million users segmented by demographics. Surveys can ... Geopoll
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129 Geocoding of aid data Geocoding of projects facilitates the monitoring of aid flows, the evaluation of effectiveness and the reduction of inef ... AidData
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132 Geocoded Subnational Crowdsourcing This subnationally geocoded dataset covers Rounds one through six of Afrobarometer’s surveys in 37 African countries bet ... Afrobarometer
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136 Open Data Platform - African Information Highway An interactive open data platform facilitates the collection, analysis and sharing of data with various users across the ... African Development Bank
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146 Panel survey using mobile phones Paper on two pilot projects using mobile phones for high frequency data collection. As mobile phone ownership rates have ... World Bank
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157 Real time macroeconomic and human development trends Smartphone application to track consumer prices globally in order to deliver transparency on price developments. ... Premise
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158 Relating Tweets to Inflation A project monitoring Twitter conversations to understand how conversation volume trends relate to world events, here foo ... UN Global Pulse
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165 Inflation Index from Webscraping - e-Bread Index A project investigating and showing how scraping the web for online prices could provide real-time insights on price dyn ... UN Global Pulse
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166 Web-Scraping for Inflation and PPP Index - PriceStats PriceStats daily scrapes the web for prices that can then be used for inflation and PPP measurement. Once the data colle ... PriceStats
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170 Inventory of Mobile Phone Survey Projects An inventory of present and planned mobile data collection projects. The use of mobile phones for quick-time data collec ... UN Global Pulse
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172 Monitoring Deforestation - Surui Carbon Project Analysis and visualization of geo-coded data from distributed handheld devices on deforestation. The project aims is to ... Paiter Surui
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181 Citizen Empowerment - Making All Voices Count A grant and research programme working towards open, effective and participatory governance. It supports innovation, sca ... Making All Voices Count
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183 Jana - Mobile Survey Platform Jana is the world’s largest compensation platform that can touch more than 3.48 million mobile phone users. ... jana.com
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200 Analyzing Migration with Twitter Geolocated data is used for the analysis of human mobility. Twitter data allows to look at migrations with a perspective ... Queens College
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201 CAPI using Tablets A CAPI system that leverages private cloud technology, broadband transmission, and use of Apple iPads for data entry. Bu ... United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS),
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202 Mobile Phone Metadata and Gender Data To use call detail records (CDRs) and airtime purchase records to depict spatial and temporal patterns of women’s econom ... UN Foundation
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226 Containing the Ebola outbreak - the potential and challenge of mobile network data Flowminder analyzed a number of existing data sources from national census microdata samples, mobile phone call detail r ... flowminder.org
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227 Web Surveys for Offline Rural Communities Hybrid of web surveys and the enumerator assisted conventional field data collection to improve data collection efficien ... Tana and Athi Rivers Development Authority, Nairobi, Kenya
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232 Mobile Birth Registration Mobile phones can simplify basic administrative tasks such as birth registrations. Mobile phones can be used by regional ...
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238 RapidFTR - Rapid Family Tracing and Reunification Mobile data to accelerate family reunification in crisis context. RapidFTR, Rapid Family Tracing and Reunification, is a ... UNICEF
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249 RapidSMS RapidSMS is a free and open-source framework for rapidly building mobile services for scale. RapidSMS is built with Pyth ... UNICEF
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257 Digitization of Clinical Records Real-time biosurveillance program pilot tested in India & Sri Lanka for 2 years: The system digitizes all patient clinic ... LIRNEasia
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259 Magpi Magpi provides real-time data collection and syncing, improved data quality, while removing paper from the process. Fiel ... Magpi
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261 SIPSA - A Information System for Prices in Agriculture The SIPSA is responsible for informing the daily wholesale prices of food products marketed in Colombia as well as infor ... Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadistica (DANE) de Colombia
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263 Electronic Census Cabo Verde has conducted as the first country on the African continent a fully electronic census using PDAs for data col ... Instituto Nacional de Estatistica Cabo Verde
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269 Akvo FLOW - Field Monitoring Technology Akvo FLOW is a mobile phone and online service that transforms field monitoring using Android smartphones. Organisations ... Akvo
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283 Open Government Data Platform Junar a cloud-based open data platform that enables innovative organizations worldwide to quickly, easily and affordably ... Junar
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292 Mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping The mVAM project involves collecting food security data through mobile phone surveys, using SMS, live telephone intervie ... World Food Programme
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296 Open Schools Kenya Open Schools Kenya is about making citizen data, official data, and any other data source about a school easy to combine ... Map Kibera Trust
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298 Open India Open India is a data dissemination platform that displays World Bank projects that are part of the World Bank Group’s Co ... World Bank
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306 Listening to Dar Listening to Dar is a biweekly mobile phone survey to monitor Public Services in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. ... Twaweza
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308 Poverty Maps from Mobile Phone Metadata This study addresses the problem of poverty indices derived from costly and infrequent traditional survey by using mobil ... University College London
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309 Poverty Map from Satellite Data The study uses global satellite information to estimate national poverty levels. A global poverty map has been produced ... US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center
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310 Measuring Argentina’s inflation with Webscraping Prices collected from online retailers can be used to construct high-frequency price indexes that complement official st ... Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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311 Predicting Socioeconomic Levels with Mobile Phone Metadata This study combines cell phone records with data on Socioeconomic Levels from traditional household surveys. The socioec ... Telefonica Research
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313 Nowcasting Food Prices This project explored how Twitter data can be used to ‘nowcast’ or provide real-time food prices. Pulse Lab Jakarta coll ... UN Global Pulse
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315 Satellite Data for Cropland Productivity in Africa The study examines the distributional impact of major dams on cropland productivity in Africa using satellite data. As t ... Ecole Polytechnique
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319 Drought Monitoring based on Remote Sensing Data and Land Surface Modeling The study adopts agricultural and hydrological drought definitions to estimate the severity of drought in northern China ... Chinese Academy of Sciences
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324 Ebola and Mobile Phone Metadata This study outlines the utility of mobile phone records for understanding human mobility in the context of the Ebola, an ... Harvard School of Public Health
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325 Web Search Query Data to Monitor Dengue Epidemics This study found that aggregated, anonymized Google search query data were capable of tracking dengue activity in Bolivi ... Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology
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332 Measuring Economic Growth with Satellite Data The study introduces a statistical framework to use satellite data on night lights to augment official income growth mea ... Brown University
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335 Analyzing Urban Settlements with Satellite Data This study introduces a correction procedure for inconsistencies between lighted areas from satellite images and actual ... Columbia University
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337 Public Transport Optimization with Mobile Phone Metadata Researchers at IBM, using movement data collected from millions of cell-phone users in Ivory Coast in West Africa, have ... IBM
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338 Analyzing Commuting with Mobile Phone Metadata This study shows that mobile phone call detail records offer a consistent method for investigating mobility patterns in ... Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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339 Flood Risk Assessment Using a Time Series of Satellite Images In this article, the use of time series of satellite imagery to flood hazard mapping and flood risk assessment is presen ... Space Research Institute NASU-SSAU
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342 Crime Prediction from Demographics and Mobile Data This paper presents a novel approach to predict crime in a geographic space from multiple data sources, in particular mo ... Università degli Studi di Trento
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343 Population Densities from Mobile Phone Metadata This study demonstrates how data collected by mobile phone network operators can cost-effectively provide accurate and d ... Université catholique de Louvain, Northeastern University
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344 Population Distribution with Satellite Data Contemporary population count data were combined with detailed satellite-derived settlement extents to map population di ... University of Oxford
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AidData

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Afrobarometer

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African Development Bank

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World Bank

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UN Global Pulse

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UN Global Pulse

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PriceStats and the Billion Prices Project at MIT

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UN Global Pulse

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MobileActive.org

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Paiter Surui

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Intel

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Making All Voices Count

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Queens College

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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS),

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UN Foundation

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flowminder.org

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Tana and Athi Rivers Development Authority, Nairobi, Kenya

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UNICEF

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LIRNEasia

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Carnegie Mellon University

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Magpi

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Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadistica (DANE) de Colombia

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Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural MADR

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Instituto Nacional de Estatistica Cabo Verde

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Junar

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World Food Programme

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Map Kibera Trust

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World Bank

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Twaweza

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University College London

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US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center

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University of Denver, University of Colorado, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Telefonica Research

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UN Global Pulse

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Indonesian Ministry of National Planning and Development, UN World Food Programme

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Ecole Polytechnique

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Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Harvard School of Public Health

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Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology

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Brown University

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Columbia University

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IBM

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Space Research Institute NASU-SSAU

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Università degli Studi di Trento

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Université catholique de Louvain, Northeastern University

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University of Oxford

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KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Université Libre de Bruxelles

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