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How can the knowledge and practice of the University and partners contribute to solving immanent social problems by understanding people and context? New technologies may play an important role in solving these problems; we help find develop early experiments to find their uses and impact.
Report: Secure Communication Platforms
Developing a Framework for Assessing the Metadata of Communication Platforms “Despite not collecting or storing the contents of messages, the metadata collected and stored by messaging platforms may present challenges in protecting the privacy of an individual or group”
AgroChatea: helping Peruvian farmers make better deals
A 24-hour chatbot that answers food price queries. For farmers, knowing the market value of your produce is crucial to your livelihood. What’s the right time and place to sell my products? What’s my crop worth today? In partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MINAGRI), Leiden University’s Centre for Innovation developed a chatbot designed to instantly answer real-time price queries in Peru: AgroChatea.