Tuesday April 30, 2024

AI innovation for impact and climate action – MWC Recordings

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Artificial intelligence (AI) can be a force for good in advancing socioeconomic development and climate action in low- and middle-income countries, where innovative approaches are most needed to bridge inequalities.

At MWC Barcelona, Mobile for Development’s ‘AI innovation for impact and climate action’ session brought together tech-for-good innovators, funders, and ecosystem builders to explore how AI is being used in impact-driven solutions and to identify needs and priorities to support a thriving, yet inclusive and equitable AI ecosystem.

You can watch insights on this session, hosted by the Central Insights Unit, unfold on demand in the below recordings. Divided into three sections, navigate through the content you want with ease:

Part 1 - Lightning talks

To hear how start-ups and social enterprises are leveraging AI to meet local needs, be sure to watch this section with Amini's Data solutions and ecosystems lead, Charlette N'Guessan and Digital Green's Country Head of Kenya, Beryl Agengo.

Part 2 - Shifting to AI centric models

Interested how established tech4good companies are integrating AI models to grow their business? This section sees CEOs Andrew Lala of Ignitia and Ayoola Dominic of Koolboks discuss their experiences and learnings.

Part 3 - Building a sustainable AI eco-system

For all things partnership, funding and investment, hear from organisations looking to support the use of AI for impact and climate action in this final installment of the day's session. Hear from Lily Steele of  Global Innovation Fund, Calum Handforth from UNDP, and Koliwe Majama of Mozilla Foundation.

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