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Call for expressions of interest: Managing organization (hub) for responsible artificial intelligence in agriculture and food systems in Africa

Open
Call for
Expressions of interest
Deadline
Programs
Technology and Innovation
Duration
32 months
Topic(s)
Science and Technology
Countries
South of Sahara
Funded by
IDRC and the Swedish International Development Agency
Budget
CAD $1.2M
Point of contact
AI4DAfrica@idrc.ca
Type
Grant
Status
Open
Eligibility

This call for expressions of interest is open to individual organizations based in lower- and lower-middle-income countries (LLMIC) in sub-Saharan Africa that have demonstrated expertise in artificial intelligence innovations in agriculture and food systems.  

Only organizations that meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the call document should submit an expression of interest to host the innovation network.

Scope

The goal of this call is to recruit a managing organization (hub) that will lead an African-based research network on responsible artificial intelligence innovations in agriculture and food systems. The hub will design, develop, and manage an innovation research network. The selected organization will also be responsible for supporting the competitive selection of high-quality research projects from African innovators and researchers at the intersection of artificial intelligence, agriculture and sustainable food systems. In addition, the hub will provide conceptual and technical support and guidance to the research network members.

More details

More details for this call are available on the application page on the AI4D Africa website and in the background document.

If you are eligible for this opportunity we welcome you to submit an application.