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Microsoft executive speak at COP27 event in Egypt

Here is how Microsoft, IFC are digitising agribusinesses and supporting small-scale farmers in Africa

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

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COP27 – Microsoft announces new Africa AI Innovation Council

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. The company is

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Microsoft AI for Good Lab comes to Kenya, Egypt

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.

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Game of Learners hackathon

Green Wavers win season 3 of Microsoft university student hackathon

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

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