Active Projects

· Development on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning driven solutions for SDGs

· Research on Promising digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and GIS applications for development challenges

· Advisory Support to UNDP units on research, development and implementation of digital development solutions with the in-house team and facilitate partnerships with the private sector for UNDP units

Nature, Energy, Climate Cluster

• Large-scale multi-label document classification to automate categorization of project according to a comprehensive taxonomy
• Information retrieval, extraction and aggregation for Vertical Fund Portfolio using natural language processing tools, graphical databases and algorithmic approaches.

Connecting Business initiative

Artificial intelligence R&D for private sector disaster preparedness, response, and recovery
• Technology landscaping and mapping study
• Prototype development based on GIS technology for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery
• Prototype development based on natural language processing techniques for information retrieval from private sector activities and classification

Business Call to Action

• Data visualization for BCtA flagship report
• NLP automation for validation process


• WG1: Ontology buildings for SDGs
• WG2: Training data preparation and annotation
• WG3: Machine learning research for SDG Classifier

Internal Work Streams

• UNDP country programme document portfolio sense-making
• UNDP jobs and skills demand analysis
• Twitter analysis framework for Covid-19 response studies & Crisis informatics