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Call for expressions of interest: Managing Organization (Hub) for Responsible Artificial Intelligence for Climate Action Innovation Research Network in Africa

Call for
Expressions of interest
Technology and Innovation
32 months
South of Sahara
Funded by
IDRC and the Swedish International Development Agency
CAD $1.2M
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The goal of this call is to advance the responsible development and deployment of home-grown artificial intelligence (AI) innovations to tackle pressing challenges emerging from climate change in Africa. The opportunity will provide funding to an organization or groups of organizations to design and implement an innovation research network of researchers and innovators applying responsible AI techniques to advance climate action in Africa and contribute to a global AI for Climate Action initiative. 

The selected organization will

  • support the competitive selection of high-quality research projects from African innovators and researchers,
  • provide conceptual and technical support and guidance to the research network members,
  • collaborate with other AI4D and Climate Change networks and communities in Africa.

This call is part of the four-year Artificial Intelligence for Development in Africa (AI4D Africa) program and is being developed in collaboration with Climate Change AI.   


This call for expressions of interest is open to individual organizations or groups of organizations from low and lower-middle income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa with a proven track record in the design, development, and scaling of climate change and artificial intelligence (AI) innovations. 

Only organizations that meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the call document should submit an expression of interest to host the Climate Action Innovation Network.

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.

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