News, January 06, 2019

Dr Sarchil's interview on national TV (Iraq)


On the 6th of January, Sarchil was invited for a talk on a national TV channel (Kurdsat). In the interview, Sarchil gave an introduction of WorldPop and Flowminder and highlight some of the projects we have been working on.

Sarchil spent some times explaining what big data is (e.g. satellite imagery and mobile data) and the benefit of these datasets in many applications such as population prediction, population movement, agriculture, public health and disaster response.
It ended the interview by covering the possible applications and benefits of our projects in Iraq and Kurdistan Region.  


The interview was published on the official Facebook page of the TV channel, generating lots of interests such as more than 7.3k views.