Daniel Whitenack, Data Scientist, SIL International

AI in Africa – Agriculture

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Apr 12, 2022

How AI innovations are changing agriculture in Africa.

In this fourth “AI in Africa” podcast, experts in applying advanced technology in agriculture discuss how AI innovations can help end hunger and inequality in Africa. 

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You’ll learn

  • A general introduction to AI in agriculture, specifically in Africa, and why it’s important

  • Why open data, networking and community are important in relation to AI in agriculture 

  • Success stories using AI in Africa for agricultural purposes and how AI will support farming in the future 

Who is this for?

Business Leaders


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Daniel Whitenack
Data Scientist, SIL International 

Guest speakers

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Chris Benson
Tech Strategist, Lockheed Martin
Joyce Nabende
Head of the Makerere Lab
Leo Mutuku
Research and AI Lead, Local Development Research Institute
Godliver Owomugisha
Senior Lecturer and Researcher, Busitema University