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Rockefeller Foundation invests in satellite data and AI to accelerate economic development, climate resilience in Africa

e-GUIDE, which has effectively utilised AI to forecast the amount of electricity used in Africa and evaluate the amount of energy put to productive use in the continent’s agricultural sector, will now be able to collaborate with Atlas AI on this endeavour.

Atlas AI, Founded in 2018 by The Rockefeller Foundation and a team of professors from Stanford University. Collects data from various planetary sensors and combines that information with deep learning AI technologies to track changes in the economic and societal well-being of the entire world.

Atlas AI possesses a wealth of experience in constructing hyperlocal socioeconomic datasets, predictive analytics models, and software platforms to assist in making complex policy and investment decisions.…
  • Women in Sub-Saharan Africa continue to struggle due to the negative impact of climate change
  • A United Nations report noted that climate change has a growing impact on the African continent, hitting the most vulnerable the hardest and contributing to food insecurity
  • Fast forward to 2022, the Horn of African countries are facing drought, with data showing that 12 to 14 million are at risk, owing to an extended period of lack of rains that driving acute food insecurity
  • The AllAfrica Global Media Group says it is bringing key stakeholders under one roof on a virtual panel under the theme: “Gender equality for a sustainable future”

As the world prepares to mark International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022, several data reveals that women in Sub-Saharan Africa continue to struggle due to the negative impact of climate change.

In a 2020 report, the United Nations Climate Change noted that climate …