mVAM: A New Contribution to the Information Ecology of Humanitarian Work

Nancy Mock, Gaurav Singhal, William Olander, Jean-Baptiste Pasquier, Nathan Morrow
2016 Procedia Engineering  
This paper reviews the World Food Program's experience using mobile cellular technology to monitor food insecurity in humanitarian settings. The paper illustrates how the Mobile Vulnerability Assessment and Monitoring program (mVAM) conducted applied research and learning experiments to improve the accuracy and utility of information collected to monitor the dynamics of food insecurity in humanitarian settings.
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.08.164 fatcat:3opdndojd5cvfehmjoa67opuji