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Data & AI
Data is evidence, and big data sets gives us access to huge analytic and evidence-informed opportunities. However, data is never neutral, it comes with risks.
It also presents challenges to the ordinary way of analysing and understanding problems. How do you sort through 40,000 pages of testimony to find the missing link? Artificial Intelligence (in its broadest sense) can help digest information, but it raises ethical and technical challenges of its own.
Using data to analyse WFP’s digital cash programme in Lebanon
Increasingly, the World Food Programme's assistance is cash-based. The large quantities of data generated by transferring cash digitally could help transform humanitarian programme design, implementation and monitoring.
ChitChat: Radio Dabanga, Free Press Unlimited
ChitChat is a chatbot for massive audience engagement. ChitChat will allow Radio Dabanga to run a chatbot that filters incoming messages and talk to the audiences about what they report to Radio Dabanga. This chatbot will be used by Radio Dabanga’s journalists to parse and filter the most important information and visuals as well as prompt the submitter with additional questions to better understand the situation being reported.