Crowd4SDG is a three-year Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Action supported by the European Commission’s Science with and for Society (SwafS) programme.
Through an innovation cycle called GEAR (Gather, Evaluate, Accelerate, Refine), the transdisciplinary Crowd4SDG consortium of six partners will promote the development of citizen science projects aimed at tackling the SDG’s, with a focus on climate action. Its goal is to assess the usefulness of practical innovations developed by the teams and to research how AI applications can enhance and provide effective monitoring of SDG targets and indicators by citizens.
How can citizens contribute through innovation towards the implementation and tracking progress on the SDGs? Given the importance of the broad engagement of various stakeholders to the success of the SDGs, the event will showcase how citizens can contribute towards...
Crowd4SDG Panel Discussion and Call for NSO challenges As a Crowd4SDG project partner, UNITAR hosted this online panel to discuss how to leverage citizen science data different approaches, and what quality assurance criteria to consider. The panel presented the...
Ecolution is a project aiming to develop a monitoring service for the quality of water supply services in Cote d’Ivoire using feedback from consumers on Facebook.
Potamoi wants to optimize the process of cleaning hydrological data to allow the improvement of flood forecasts and to reduce the number of deaths from floods and damaged properties.
The Thousand Waters project aims to secure drinking water for vulnerable communities or people invisibilized by public policies through a simple, creative, and effective solution.
To See To Care
The project aims at raising awareness of climate change and encouraging more climate actions. In the initial stage, it is targeting those already aware of climate issues with the ultimate objective of influencing the general public.
The objective of Well Yes! is to further the principles of United Nations’ SDG 6, by setting up a model for monitoring groundwater quality, to empower users, allow for potential policy change and better water infrastructure.