Practical Insights on Artificial Intelligence

How Artificial Intelligence In ICT4D Projects Can Improve Lives

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used in ICT4D projects to improve people’s lives in developing countries by providing access to information, opportunities, and services, and by promoting innovation and efficiency in various sectors. Some examples include:

  • Healthcare: AI can be used to improve the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, through the use of machine learning algorithms to analyze medical data and identify patterns. It can also be used to support telemedicine and remote healthcare services, allowing for the delivery of care to people in remote or underserved areas.
  • Education: AI can be used to personalize learning and adapt to the needs of individual learners, through the use of adaptive learning algorithms and other technologies. It can also be used to analyze data on learning outcomes and identify areas for improvement.
  • Agriculture: AI can be used to improve the efficiency and productivity of agriculture, through the use of precision agriculture technologies such as remote sensing and GPS-based farming tools. It can also be used to analyze data on crop yields and identify patterns that can inform decision-making.
  • Financial inclusion: AI can be used to expand access to financial services, through the use of mobile banking and other digital financial technologies. It can also be used to analyze data on financial behavior and identify patterns that can inform the design of financial products and services.
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Published on: Jan 25 2023 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
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Published on: Dec 08 2022 by Wayan Vota - 14 Comments
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Applying US Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights to African Countries

Published on: Dec 08 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Applying US Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights to African Countries
Regulation of artificial intelligence is the need of the hour. The release of The Blueprint for An AI Bill of Rights (AIBoR) by the US White House Office of Science...
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10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System

10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System

Published on: Oct 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System
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Introducing the Artificial Intelligence Ethics Playbook from GSMA

Published on: Sep 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Introducing the Artificial Intelligence Ethics Playbook from GSMA
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Published on: Jul 18 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: 2 Million CAD for Artificial Intelligence Health Research Hubs
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Published on: Jun 01 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
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Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses

Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses

Published on: Apr 19 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses
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Apply Now: €96,000 for African Artificial Intelligence Companies

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Published on: Apr 18 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
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