Strengthening the application of geospatial data in Nigeria
January 29, 2021

GRID3 Nigeria is committed to applying geospatial data for evidence-based decision making. Its purpose is to promote effective coordination across stakeholders to support national development efforts and optimise delivery of key interventions.

District Boundaries Harmonisation in Zambia
February 14, 2020

In Zambia, administrative boundaries are created by different institutions at different mapping scales with little coordination. As a result, boundaries are often not aligned. GRID3 Zambia facilitated coordination among all government agencies responsible for boundaries in Zambia to ensure a production of government- endorsed administrative boundaries.

Demographics of Financially Included and Excluded Populations in Nigeria
February 12, 2020

In 2019, Data Science Nigeria (DSN), a non-profit organisation committed to driving solution-oriented applications of artificial intelligence in Nigeria, used the GRID3 Nigeria population estimates to calculate financial inclusion indicators in order to address the lack of access to financial services experienced by millions of Nigerians.

Geospatial Analysis of Measles Immunisation Coverage
February 12, 2020

In Nigeria, GRID3 and the VaxPop team at WorldPop | University of Southampton helped refine the 2017-18 measles post-campaign coverage survey (PCCS) analysis and reporting.

National Surgical, Obstetrics, Anaesthesia & Nursing Plan (NSOANP) for Nigeria
February 12, 2020

Given national healthcare coverage gaps, understanding treatment-seeking behaviour for fever is crucial for the management of childhood illness and to reduce deaths.

Applying Gridded Population Survey Sampling Approaches to Household Survey Techniques in Nigeria
February 14, 2020

The gridded population survey sampling methodology enables survey practitioners to design frames by utilising gridded population estimates.

GIS Applications to Determine Access to Education and Optimise School Locations
February 14, 2020

Over the past decade, the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyse access to education in Nigeria has become increasingly popular. However, there is currently no research that applies geospatial data to pinpoint where new schools should be constructed in the country.

Utilising Geospatial Data to Plan Routine Vaccination Strategies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
February 14, 2020

In close coordination with the DRC’s Ministry of Health, GRID3 responds to vaccination challenges by using a participatory approach to mapping settlements and delineating health area boundaries from the bottom up.