Innovative Data Collection, Analysis Helping Improve U.N. Humanitarian Projects

U.N. News Centre: U.N. bodies present projects showing how ‘Big Data’ can save lives, fight hunger
“…The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) and U.N. Global Pulse — an innovation initiative of the Secretary-General — have teamed up on research projects exploring the link between mobile phone usage and hunger and they are presenting their findings at the Netmob Conference for Scientific Analysis of Mobile Phone Data at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, United States…” (4/9).