Microsoft, through its Africa Transformation Office (ATO), has announced a partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to support digital transformation in Africa’s agricultural sector.
In a session during the Adaptation and Agriculture Day at COP27 in Egypt, the IFC and Microsoft highlighted the partnership that aims to deliver digital agriculture Adaptation and Agriculture Day at COP27 in EgyptAfricaAfrica agricultural sectorAgBotagribusinessesagriculureagritech chatbotATOclimate changeCOP27 agricultureEgyptfarmerIFCMicrosoft Africa Transformation OfficeMicrosoft agritech chatbotMicrosoft ATO Click to find out more
Microsoft is announcing the establishment of the Africa AI Innovation Council to harness the power of data and artificial intelligence (AI) to boost climate resilience and adaptation efforts in Africa. With membership drawn from organizations led by the African Development Bank, African Risk Capacity, and African Climate Foundation.
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Microsoft is announcing plans to build a new team of data scientists on the ground in Africa to work to improve climate resilience, by setting up AI for Good Labs in Nairobi, Kenya, and Cairo, Egypt. This will be the company's first global expansion of the AI for Good Lab. AfricaAIAI for goodAI for Good LabAI for Good Lab EgyptAI for Good Lab KenyaAi for good research labsCairoClimateclimate changeCOP27data scientistEgyptKenyaMicrosoft Africa data scientistmicrosoft data scientistNairobi Click to find out more
Microsoft announces Team Green Wavers as the winner of this year's Game of Learners (GoL) university students hackathon competition. They won the climate change and sustainability-themed hackathon competition with a solution that encourages the public to plant trees. Team Wavers will have the privilege of working with the Green Belt climate changeclimate change hackathonGame of Learners season threeGoL season 3Green WaversMicrosfot hackathon AfricaMicrosoft Game of LearnersMicrosoft HackathonMicrosoft Student hackathonseason 3Studentstudent hackathon Click to find out more