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African AI Research Awards 2022

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Samantha Matemba

Investigating riverine flow regimes and aquatic biodiversity: A case study of Ruo river, an AfromontaneÊecosystem in Mulanje Malawi

Malawi University of Science and Technology
Bonface Munyoki

Unlocking Biomedical Data for AI Health Research in Africa Using GeneNetwork as an Example

Strathmore University
Samson Otieno

Tiny Machine Learning Based Self Diagnostic Kit for Respiratory Diseases

University of Rwanda
Apolline Jennifer

Contribution of Machine Learning and Remote Sensing for improving groundwater quality assessment in Za-Kpota Municipality (southern Benin)

University of Abomey-Calavi, Institut National de l'Eau
Saminu Mohammad

NaijaHate: A Hate and Offensive Speech Detection Model for Nigerian Languages

Modibbo Adama University of Technology

Development of Yorùbá and Pidgin Speech Database for Antenatal Orientation

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
Angela Mwongeli

Tree disease forecasting for sustainable development and climate change mitigation

Kenya Forestry Research Institute
Wayne Steven

A Robust Cost-Effective Machine Learning-Based Diagnostics Tool for Bean Plants Diseases

Makerere University, Marconi Society Machine Learning Lab
Mercy Mawia

Explainable Machine Learning Approach On Sensor Based Human Gait Analysis for Assistive Device Model Prediction and 3d Design

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
Edna Serah

A GIS Approach for the Identification and Digitization of Fish Farms in Central and Western Kenya for Sustainable Production and Management

Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization
Emmanuel Annor

Revisiting the application of extreme value theory to the management of a hydroelectric dam

University of Ghana
Rosemary Noeline

An Edge AI Based Smart Irrigation System

University of Rwanda
Yimer Assefa

Evaluation of the Skill of Seasonal Precipitation Forecasts from Global Prediction Systems over Ethiopia

University of Nairobi
Godliver Owomugisha

Development of 3-D smartphone add-on spectrometer for field-based early detection of disease

Makerere Artificial Intelligence Lab, School of Computer & Information Sciences
Mohamed A. ElHelw

Rice Plant Water Stress Detection and Geolocalization by Deep Fusion of Ground and Satellite Multispectral Imagery

Nile University
Andualem Aklilu

Developing Reliable Wheat Yield Prediction Method through Integration of Automated Machine Learning Methods with Crop Models and Bio-physical Predictors.

Vision Food and Agricultural Policy
Ahmed Kehinde Usman

Application of Spectral Analysis Technique and Machine Learning in Evaluation of Geothermal Energy Resource Potential in North - Eastern Nigeria

Ahmadu Bello University
Sharon Kiprotich

Preparation and investigation of multifunctional materials based on transparent conducting oxides for possible solar cell application

Murang&pos;a University of Technology
Helena Maziku

The role of AI in Detection and Prediction of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) in Distributed Workforces

University of Dar es Salaam
Alcardo Alex Barakabitze

Sustainable Smart Farm - Scale Crops Yield Prediction using Machine Learning in Internet -of-Agro-Things in Tanzania

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Kadeghe Fue

Prediction of the Rain-fed Maize Yield in Tanzania using Time-series Machine Learning Models (TanPredikt)

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Lighton Phiri

Enterprise Medical Imaging: Automatic Classification of Radiological Medical Images for Efficient and Effective Radiological Workflows in Public Health Facilities

University of Zambia