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WE'VE TESTED THE QUALITY

OF YOUR CITY'S AIR.

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SHOWCASE

Here are stories from all around the world on air quality and its effects

    THE ISSUES

    Air pollution causes 1 in 9 deaths
    and is the biggest environmental health crisis we face
    While it’s not always visible, air pollution is the cause of some of our most common illnesses.
    36%
    of lung cancer deaths
    34%
    of stroke deaths
    27%
    of heart disease deaths
    35%
    of COPD (pulmonary disease deaths)
    Ambient
    AMBIENT POLLUTION
    Ambient air pollution causes an estimated 4.2 million premature deaths each year.
    Housing
    HOUSEHOLD POLLUTION
    Household air pollution causes an estimated 3.8 million premature deaths each year.

    SENSORS STORIES

    SUPPORT
    EXISTING SENSORS
    NETWORKS
    KICKSTART YOUR
    CITY'S OWN
    SENSOR PROGRAM
    LET YOUR CITY KNOW
    THAT CLEAN AIR
    MATTERS TO YOU

    OUR PARTNERS

    World Bank
    Liquid Telcom
    Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
    German Cooperation
    CONNECT WITH US
    ABOUT sensors.AFRICA
    sensors.AFRICA is a pan-African citizen science initiative that uses sensors to monitor air, water and sound pollution to give citizens actionable information about their cities.
    FUNDED BY
    This initiative was seed-funded by innovateAFRICA and is being incubated by Code for Africa.
    Code for Africa
    innovateAFRICA