The VAMTalks podcast is also available to download on iTunes.
Episode 13: 4 December 2017
Alice Clough interviews Sarah Muir, VAM remote sensing analyst, Haidar Baqir, IT engineer, and Ariona Aubrey from WFP’s legal department about WFP’s use of satellites and drones.
Episode 12: 3 August 2017
Alice Clough interviews Lauren Landis, director of WFP Nutrition, Kusum Hachhethu from mVAM and Todd Rosenstock from ICRAF about mVAM for Nutrition.
Episode 11: 20 June 2017
Jean-Martin Bauer and Seokjin Han travel to North-Eastern Nigeria to test out our humanitarian chatbot with IDPs affected by the Boko Haram insurgency.
Episode 10: 31 March 2017
Alice Clough interviews the VAM team in the Afghanistan country office about why they’ve started using mVAM’s remote food security monitoring system.
Episode 9: 24 February 2017
VAM’s Arif Husain and Jean-Martin Bauer travel to New York for a hackathon run by Nielsen where the participants try to build a food security surveying chatbot.
Episode 8: 07 October 2016
Alice Clough interviews Gideon Shimshon from Leiden University’s Centre of Innovation about collaborating with WFP and how using Big Data analysis can help promote food security.
Episode 7: 09 August 2016
Bienvenue au VAM Talks en français! Ce premier épisode présente mVAM et son utilisation au Burundi.
Episode 6: 20 July 2016
The mVAM team heads to a Hackathon in Amsterdam where we challenged data scientists to apply their data science skills to humanitarian problems and ‘hack hunger’.
Episode 5: 23 June 2016
Episode 4: 17 March 2016
Episode 3: 16 March 2016
Professor Nathan Morrow, one of the authors of the mVAM Review, talks about mVAM’s achievements and challenges.
Episode 2: 26 January 2016
Jean-Martin Bauer, live from Juba, talks about mVAM’s latest venture: preparing mobile data collection in South Sudan.
Episode 1: 7 December 2015
Jean-Martin Bauer, WFP Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping (VAM) officer and founder of WFP’s mobile VAM project, explains how mVAM works and how it’s helping WFP collect data in dangerous places.
The VAMTalks podcast is also available on iTunes.