poverty

Enter the World Bank Data Science Competition and Win $15k

The World Bank  competition will supply a set of training data with anonymized qualitative variables from household surveys in 3 countries, including the “poor” or “not poor” classification for each observation. The challenge is to build models which can accurately classify households from a different set of test data (with the poor/not poor classification removed!) …

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Powering the Future We Want: $1 Million Grant on Energy for Sustainable Development

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a plan of action for people, planet, and prosperity. UN DESA recognizes that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development. The thematic focus for the 2017 UN DESA Energy Grant is “Sustainable …

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Apply for the $100,000 ONE Africa Award

The ONE Africa Award aims to recognize, reward, and advance the exceptional work of organizations founded by Africans, based in Africa, and dedicated to helping Africa achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The $100,000 award will bring recognition to innovative African efforts to fight poverty and will incentivize more of such efforts. (The award may …

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