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Field repair of a sUAS after a hard landing

Using technology to boost agricultural and related practices in sub-Saharan Africa

Written by: Moses Gichanga, Founder & Lead Engineer., Autonomous Systems Research (ASR). ASR is a multidisciplinary research group specializing in engineering research and its use in tackling conservation, humanitarian and other issues. We aim to promote sustainable, resilient communities by providing educational resources related to the use of technology in support […]

RedCrow: Six Months with The Innovation Fund

RedCrow: Six Months with The Innovation Fund

Written by: RedCrow Inc  @RedCrow2014 It’s been quite a journey since we founded RedCrow back in 2014. We launched RedCrow with the idea of using data science to provide people living in volatile environments with valuable information that can potentially be used to identify and prepare for potential threats. Back […]

Digital Monitoring solutions at work: Early Detection and Support to Palestinian Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities

Digital Monitoring solutions at work: Early Detection and Support to Palestinian Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities

By: Selena Bajraktarevic, Zurine Cadena Jimenez, and Raquel Wexler Three-quarters of Palestinians use social media networks, and the percentage of persons 10 years and above who use these networks reaches 75% of internet users. As the prevalence of households with smartphones in Palestine has become more ubiquitous, with smartphone coverage […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: ilhasoft

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: ilhasoft

Bothub – All you need is a bot. The UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member ilhasoft — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, and gearing up to take their solution to […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: ekitabu

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: ekitabu

Delivering accessible, digital content for teaching and learning in Africa. The UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member, ekitabu — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, and gearing up to take […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: Kimetrica

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: Kimetrica

Developing MERON: Using AI to detect how malnourished a child is through a single photo The UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member, Kimetrica  — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, […]

#TrendingLaws: How can Machine Learning and Network Analysis help us identify the “influencers” of Constitutions?

#TrendingLaws: How can Machine Learning and Network Analysis help us identify the “influencers” of Constitutions?

“Analyses of governing documents from 194 countries could help people fighting for human and environmental rights.” Scientific American UNICEF’s Office of Innovation has applied network science and machine learning to national constitutions to better understand how laws develop to protect vulnerable populations. New research by scientists from UNICEF’s Office of […]