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DSA Reseach Award

Data Science Africa announced a call to support research addressing local challenges in Africa in August 2020.

Dr. Godliver Owomugisha

Early detection and diagnosis of crop diseases in asymptomatic plants: acquisition and machine learning analysis of spectral data.

Makerere University
Prof. Mohamed A. ElHelw

Rice Plant Disease Detection and Diagnosis using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks and Hyperspectral Imaging.

Nile University
Mr. Andualem Aklilu

Combining Data science and Remote Sensing for Highland Wheat Yield Prediction Under Resource limited Ethiopian Agricultural Set-up.

Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute, Addis Ababa University
Mr. Bramwel Waswa Wanjala

Development of rapid assay for the on-site detection of capripoxvirus.

Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (Biotechnology Research Institute)
Dr. Inger Fabris-Rotelli

An informal road detection neural network for societal impact in developing countries.

Department of Statistics, University of Pretoria
Dr. Segun Adebayo

Understanding Fruit Bat Movement Pattern Leveraging on Radio Telemetry and Data Analytics

Bowen University
Mr. Houégnon Géraud Vinel Gbewezoun

Contribution of Internet-of-Things, Machine Learning and Remote Sensing for improving groundwater assessment in a semi-arid region (north-eastern Benin)

Laboratoire d’Hydrologie Appliquée (LHA), Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC)
Dr. Khamisi Kalegele

Overcoming Open Learning Recession using Analytics and Machine Learning

Open University of Tanzania
Dr. Joyce Nakatumba-Nabende

Text Mining of Social Media Luganda Data to Track Misinformation and Perceptions Related to COVID-19 Transmission Mitigation Strategies

Makerere University
Dr. Dennis Mugambi Kaburu

Modelling the preferred route of desert locust: A neural network approach

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology