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Sustainable development’s big data revolution

How information gleaned from mobile networks could help developing countries meet sustainability goals

  • Jan 16, 2019
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In Sri Lanka, researchers are examining how big data gleaned from mobile phone networks provides insight into everything from traffic patterns to population density and could help countries meet their sustainable development goals. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

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