Why the Climate Change AI Community Should Care About Weather: A New Approach for Africa (LVL 4)

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Case Study: Community-level perspective of the game-changing socio-economic value that could be achieved with better forecasts, especially among vulnerable communities. The paper presents a new way to view this opportunity by better understanding the problem, with the goal of inspiring the Climate Change AI community to contribute to this important aspect of the climate adaptation […]

Using Satellite Images and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Agricultural Resilience (LVL 4)

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Case Study: Most of Rwanda’s crop production comes from smallholder farms. The country’s agriculture officials have historically had insufficient data on where crops are cultivated or how much yield to expect — a hindrance for government’s future planning. Building on previous work with emerging technologies, machine learning, economics, and agriculture, the paper develops a new […]

AI and Climate Change; The Promise, the Perils and Pillars for Action (LVL 4)

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The paper provides pillars of action for the AI community, and includes a focus on climate justice where the author recommends that environmental impacts should not be externalised onto the most marginalised populations, and that the gains are not only captured by digitally mature countries in the global north. This will require centring front-line communities […]