Can technology 'decode' developmental problems?

Rainforest Action Network

Manasi Nikam, MA student at the International Institute of Social Studies interview Dr Oane Visser, Associate Professor in Rural Development Studies at ISS about the ways in which technology can be used to address developmental problems.

In November 2018, the Municipality of The Hague and the Data Science Initiative organized a hackathon for Peace, Justice and Security The hackathon focused on creating innovative solutions using data science for problems focused on humanitarian disasters, fake news, evidence, emergency funds and land grabbing. About 27 teams from 20 nationalities participated in this event.

In this post, Oane Visser discusses the hackathon and the ideas behind it with MA student Manasi Nikam.

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