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What is AID Programme?

The UNU's Sustainability Nexus Analytics, Informatics, and Data (AID) Programme identifies and promotes information, data, computational techniques, and analytical tools that facilitate global sustainable management of water, soil, waste, energy, and geo resources.

The AID Programme involves an international network of scientists and professionals who work at the intersection of the science-policy-society to facilitate regional and global collaborative efforts to tackle the planetary crises and fulfil the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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AID Pillars

1. Analytics

Facilitating data exchange and filling the data gaps for analyzing coupled human-environment systems to help governments, societies, and businesses tackle the global environmental challenges.

2. Informatics

Building and improving the capacity for computing and processing nexus data, and promoting the state-of-the-art tools and best practices to store, process, analyse, and manage  nexus data in coupled human-environment systems.

3. Data

​Facilitating the extraction of information from data and informing decision making by inventorying, developing, and promoting the state-of-the-art resource nexus analytical tools and frameworks.


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