Lead · Whether Africa can feed itself is a frequent debate in development policy. Here, I tackle this question at the most basic level by using UN +… · More NASA data to analyze the continent’s production capacity – all land currently available + suitable for agriculture.
Africa can feed itself - and even export to feed the world.
Lead · How do we optimize agricultural productivity in Madagascar to feed the projected population in 2050, while minimizing infrastructure costs and… · More accounting for climate change?
Using data from the UN, World Bank, USDA and Ramankutty, et. al. + network optimization algorithms to balance the cost of building roads and gains from developing agricultural land, I am devising clear strategies for where Madagascar should build.
Lead · How do race and socio-economic status affect campaign donation behavior - and does it vary by party?
As part of a cross-Boston team… · More of grad students in CS, Stats, GIS, and Political Science, we found that Democrats donate more if they earn more money but Republicans donate more if they live in a more homogeneously white neighborhood.
Lead · How should cities and communities think about planning for health?
Using public data refined by community review, I… · More proposed a new methodology for the Codman Square Community Development Corporation (CSNDC) in South Dorchester to pick and plan parcels to improve the health of the most vulnerable in the neighborhood.
Lead · How can small and mid-size American farmers earn a living wage? How can we satisfy increased institutional demand for local food, while helping… · More food insecure communities become healthier?
Used GIS, qualitative interviews (with farmers, planners, environmental nonprofits), and Photoshop to propose business strategies for a new regional food hub.
Managed project using satellite images and geospatial analysis to analyze availability of land suitable & available for agriculture in Africa that in 2014 determined over half of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation's 15 million + grantmaking..