Artificial Intelligence and Start-Ups in Low- and Middle-Income Countries – The Landscape

Monday 18 Jan 2021 | Central Insights | East Asia and Pacific | Mobile for Development | Research | Resource | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Video |

In 2020, the GSMA mapped 450 start-ups by sector in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and South Asia and Southeast Asia. In this video, we highlight some of the key findings on the landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI) start-ups in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and provide insight into how AI can drive social good and contribute significantly to the UN SDGs. Learn how common capabilities such as deep learning and computer vision benefit sectors such as business intelligence and analytics, food and agriculture and healthcare.

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