• Home
  • » About our work
  • » Acknowledgements
  • The success of WorldPop is reliant upon collaborators, organizations, governmental inputs and funders from around the World, of which we are exceptionally grateful. 

    WorldPop is supported by grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Prof Tatem also acknowledges funding support from the RAPIDD program of the Science & Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, and the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health. Dr Linard is supported by the Belgian Science Foundation and works at the Biological control and Spatial Ecology Lab. (abbreviated as LUBIES, Lutte Biologique et Ecologie Spatiale), which is part of the Universite Libre de Bruxelles.

    The poverty mapping work is undertaken in collaboration with the University of Southampton, the World Bank, the University of Oxford and the Flowminder Foundation and is supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Financial Services for the Poor team (Contracts #21989 and CPT003743).

    The births and pregnancies mapping work is undertaken in collaboration with ICS Integrare and the University of Southampton, with the financial support of UNFPA, the World Health Organization, ESRC and Norad.

    Urban change mapping work is supported through funding from the World Bank and is undertaken in collaboration with researchers from the University of Wisconsin. Additional support is provided by Google and BELSPO.

    The demographics mapping work is undertaken in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID and the UN Foundation.

    The population movements work is supported by funding from the Clinton Health Access Initiative, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Wellcome Trust and ESRC, as well as funds from the Rockefeller Foundation to Flowminder.

    WorldPop also acknowledges computing support from Microsoft Research and previous funding from the Fondation Wiener-Anspach.

    Worldpop brings together the AfriPop, AsiaPop and AmeriPop projects
    WorldPop forms part of the Malaria Atlas Project
    WorldPop is an associate partner of the Digital Humanitarian Network
    AfriPop is an endorsed project of the Global Land Project
    WorldPop is an associate partner of the Global Atlas of Helminth Infections
    WorldPop is an associate partner of the Flowminder Foundation
    WorldPop datasets are contributed to the Global Earth Observation Sistema of Systems (GEOSS) as GEOSS Data Collection of Open resources for Everyone(GEOSS Data CORE)

    The following people have contributed data or expertise to WorldPop that we are grateful for:

    Marius Gilbert, Robert Snow, Abdisalan Noor, Victor Alegana, Peter Gething, Simon Hay, Fred Piel, Anand Patil, John Mendelsohn, Craig von Hagen, Mark Thompson, Fritz Shoeman, Greg Yetman, Nicholas Campiz, Patrice Fillon, Gunther Fink, Bruno Moonen, Gabriel Mushinge, Natashia Morris, Amit Verma, Deepa Pindolia, Anja Bibby, Tim Robinson, Willy Wint, Gina Weir-Smith, Andrew Nelson, Deborah Balk, Mark Montgomery, Clara Burgert, Hennie Loots, Pieter Sevenhuysen, Craig Schwabe, Mark Polyak, Peng Jia, Aman Pandey, Sheldon Waugh, Zoe Matthews, Jim Campbell, Carla Pezzulo, Dan Weiss, Samir Bhatt, Dave Smith, Chandan Deuskar, Arish Dastur, Annemarie Schneider,Carly Mertes, Peter Lanjouw, Chris Elbers, Jake Kendall, Karina Nielsen, Roy van der Weide, Talip Kilic, Caroline Buckee, Amy Wesolowski, Nathan Eagle, Linus Bengtsson, Erik Wetter, Xin Lu, Nita Bharti, Jess Metcalf, Simon Kigozi, Abdullah Ali, Clothilde Narib, Chris Lourenco, Moses Kamwe, Iqbal Elyazar, Fiifi Amaoko Johnson, Christel Jansen