Who are GRAIN ?

GRAIN means Gender and Responsible Artificial Intelligence Network (network for the genre and the AI in charge). GRAIN is a consortium composed of two think tanks IPAR (Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale) and CSEA (Centre for the Study of the Economy in Africa), and the non-governmental organization Sunbird AI.

What does it mean GRAIN ?

GRAIN means Gender and Responsible AI Network (Network for Gender and l?Artificial Intelligence In Charge). The type and d?other factors?exclusion related to the context in sub-saharan Africa are at the center of our concerns. We're putting l?emphasis on the?intersectionality and on a responsible policy in the matter of?artificial intelligence. .



Why ?

Respond to many of the shortcomings in the areas of AI and gender in sub-saharan Africa. There is little or no disaggregated data on gender, in general, and this lack is even more acute in sub-saharan Africa. There is a discrepancy between the data on the gender and l?Artificial Intelligence. This has for consequence assessment is biased to the needs of the company..

How ?

GRAIN is designed to create a new way of collaboration and partnership between the universities and the institutions that s?interested in l?Artificial Intelligence (AI) and/or gender issues. .


The GRAIN Network

The G*RAIN brings together organizations, universities and hubs based in Africa sub-Saharan Africa who are either already active or interested in becoming active in the field of AI and/or gender inclusion. The goal is to learn, share, defend and to propose solutions to the cross-cutting issues of AI, gender equality and the development. We establish a link between the development of intelligence artificial intelligence and gender equality. Our field of action is sub-Saharan Africa, with a medium-term work focused on gender and inclusion, and in the longer term on equality and the kind.



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