As part of our workshop, we’re priveleged to host a number of projects working in AI in Africa for Development, funded via grants from our sponsors AI4Dev during our midday hackathon.

Time Title Speaker Resources
12:00 PM A Computer vision Tomato Pest Assessment and Prediction tool Denis Pastory Rubanga slides
12:10 PM Using Artificial Intelligence to Digitize Parliamentary Bills in Sub-Saharan Africa Adewale Akinfaderin slides
12:20 PM A Semi-Automatic Tool for Meta-data extraction from Malawi Court Judgments Amelia Taylor blog, slides
12:30 PM Improving the Pharmacovigilance system using Natural Language Processing (NLP) on Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) Steven Edward blog, slides
12:40 PM Effective Creation of Ground Truth Data-set for Malaria Diagnosis Using Deep Learning Martha Shaka blog, slides
12:50 PM Early detection of preeclampsia Moses Thiga blog, slides
1:00 PM Preservation of Indigenous Languages T. Idriss Tinto blog
1:10 PM A Public Dataset on Poaching Trends in Kenya and a Study on the Predictive Modeling of Poaching Attacks Khushal Brahmbhatt blog, slides
1:20 PM Building a Medicinal Plant Database for Preserving Ethnopharmacological Knowledge in the Sahel T. Idriss Tinto blog
1:30 PM Arabic Speech-to-MSL Translator: ‘Learning for Deaf’ Abdelhak Mahmoudi blog, slides
1:40 PM Discussion with AI4D projects Speakers: Davor [Moderator], Denis Pastory Rubanga, Adewale Akinfaderin, Amelia Taylor, Steven Edward, Martha Shaka, Moses Thiga, T. Idriss Tinto, Khushal Brahmbhatt, T. Idriss Tinto,