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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Microsoft AI for Earth Innovation Grant for projects that use AI for global environmental impact in the Middle East and Africa

Microsoft is awarding new grants to fellow pioneers in the Middle East and Africa through a new partnership with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and the National Geographic Society The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) aims to create a world where both nature and humanity coexist in harmony. Over the past twenty years,

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AI for Earth

Kenya and Uganda projects receive Microsoft and National Geographic AI for Earth Innovation Grant

3 Kenyan and Ugandan projects receive Microsoft and National Geographic AI for Earth Innovation Grant to support research and scientific discovery with AI technologies. Microsoft announces new recipients of its AI for Earth Innovation award. A joint $1.2M grant program offered by Microsoft and National Geographic to 11 grantees. AI

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MALFC

MALFC, Microsft collaborate to achieve 100% food and nutrition security in Kenya

Microsoft and Ministry of Agriculture sign MOU to help farmers in Kenya solve key challenges As part of its ongoing investment into agriculture for social good and AI, Microsoft announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives (MALFC) to collaborate in accelerating innovation in

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Kenyan innovators one million farmers platform

Microsoft to provide 14 Kenyan innovators with technical and business support

Microsoft will support fourteen Kenyan innovators as part of its pledge to the World Bank's One Million Farmers Platform initiative. The software company through its 4Afrika engine will provide technical and business assistance to fourteen agritech kenyan innovators. Through mentorship in business development, technology architecture and go-to-market strategies. Kenya

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Microsoft Africa pictures Abu Dhabi Digital Authority

2019: Microsoft in Africa and the Middle East, year in pictures

We look back at 2019 and acknowledge the year had some amazing surprises and announcements from Microsoft. Especially in the Africa and Middle East region where we focus. Let's take you through some of these exciting moments through pictures. Microsoft Virtual Academy homepage Microsoft announced "we are consolidating our

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Upepo Technology

Kenyan company, Upepo Technology, Receives Microsoft Grant for Innovation in Water

Upepo Technology recieves Microsoft AI for Earth grant. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Upepo Technology Company Limited, a Kenyan technology firm has become the latest recipient of Microsoft's AI for Earth grant. The award from Microsoft is to help the company extend its innovative developments. Upepo joins

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AI Hack

Microsoft supports 3 South African Organizations with $1M in cash and technology grants

Microsoft Philanthropies announce $1M in cash and technology grants to three innovative non-profit South African organisations to drive greater impact through digital transformation     Recipients of the grants are Youth Empowerment Services (YES), Peace Parks Foundation and the Sunflower Fund. Microsoft believes this "will bolster their work to respectively create employment opportunities for

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Microsoft Africa Research Institute Kenya Nairobi ADC

Microsoft announces new Africa Research Institute to improve productivity in work, health, society

Microsoft announces a new Africa Research Institute (MARI) as its latest investment on the continent. The Microsoft Africa Research Institute according to the company will focus on foundational research to improve productivity in areas such as work, health and society. The research institute will be co-located in the Microsoft Africa

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