WFP Innovation Accelerator Selects DPA’s “OPAL for Humanitarian Action” to Respond to Climate-Induced Migration in Senegal

Andrés Lozano, Emmanuel Letouzé, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Natalie Grover, Talla Ndiaye Apr 30 2024 Blog

Data-Pop Alliance’s “OPAL for Humanitarian Action (OPAL4HA)” project was selected by the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Innovation Accelerator as one of four early-stage projects to join its Humanitarian Innovation Accelerator Programme (HIAP), out of 379 applications from 85 countries. The 6-month selection process involved participating in a Bootcamp and pitching to the HIAP team and funders along 16 finalists in … Read More

Introducing the Complete Paper Series: “Big Data to Address Global Development Challenges”

Emmanuel Letouzé Oct 30 2019 Blog

These 4 research papers were developed in collaboration with and funded by the Agence française de développement (AFD) between 2016 and 2019 under a joint research programme with Data-Pop Alliance and research partners titled “Strengthening the evidence-base for leveraging Big Data to address global development challenges”. The starting point was the realization, in 2016, that ‘we’ still had little hard academic evidence … Read More