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USAID is Looking for Help with Its Geospatial Analytics

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usaidby Angela Guess

GCN.com recently reported, “The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with a mission to support developing nations, maintains a set of geospatial tools to help map and manage its global project work flow. Recently the agency announced a plan to expand the geospatial technologies already offered through its GeoCenter, a coordinating service for providing technical assistance and tools for using spatial analysis in economic development.”

The article goes on, “In a request for information, the agency said it was looking for input from organizations involved managing, analyzing and visualizing data, ‘for the purposes of informing policy and decision-making in international development.’ Technologies sought include data mining, machine learning algorithms, social media and big data analysis as well as data visualization services. USAID also said it wanted to partner with outside organizations to provide support for integrating new technologies.”

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