- 18 September 2023
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Deadline For Paper Submission: Friday 13th October 2023
The first edition of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Women in Agriculture will take place from October 23 - 25, 2023 in hybrid mode at Kwara State university, Malete on the theme ‘’AI-Enhanced Climate Smart Farming: Towards Empowering African Women Farmers”.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is heralded as a potential remedy for the persistent challenges faced by African agriculture. The application of AI holds vast promise in addressing the pressing issues exacerbated by climate change within the context of rain-fed African agriculture. This potential is undeniable and can significantly contribute to achieving the global Sustainable Development Goals.
This conference aims to convene specialists in Gender Studies, AI Experts and Agriculture, representing diverse backgrounds from Industry, Academia and Research. Agricultural producers, organizations and NGOs focused on Agricultural Technology transfer and Women's Development will also be part of this dynamic gathering.
The event will serve as a platform for women farmers, AI experts, Academia, and Researchers to collaborate, exchange insights, and develop gender-appropriate AI solutions tailored to the challenges posed by climate change on women's farming activities. The ultimate goal is to enhance the resilience of African women farmers and effectively combat the adverse effects of climate change through improved farming practices.
Academic Papers, as well as poster presentations, which will proffer practicable recommendations and workable solutions, are invited from the underlisted sub-themes:
1- Changing Paradigms in Addressing Climate Shock among Women Farmers.
2- Gender Inclusiveness in AI Application for Climate Smart Farming.
3- Application of AI Innovation in Predictive Agriculture.
4- AI Systems for Climate Change Predictions.
5- Application of AI for Weather Analysis and Prediction.
6- AGRIDATA Analysis: Leveraging AI Tools for Smart and Sustainable Agriculture.
7. AI Tools for Weather Forecast.
8- Early Warning Systems in Agriculture.
9- Climate Smart Farming and Resilience Building for African Women Farmers.
10- AI Driven Climate Adaptation/Resilience Strategies for African Women Farmers.
Keynote Speaker Prof. Olanike Deji; Department of Agricultural Extension & Rural Development, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
Lead Papers Presentation by:
Engr. Prof. Olayemi Mikail Olaniyi – Department of Computer Engineering, Federal University of Technology.
Dr. Chinwoke Clara Ifeanyi-Obi – Department of Agricultural Extension & Development Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Engr. Dr. Abdulwaheed Musa – Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Kwara State University.
Dr. Sidiqat Abdulwahab-Aderinoye - Department of Agricultural Extension & Rural Development, University of Ilorin
Dr. Toyin Samuel Olowogbon – Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Empowerment, Nigeria.
* Conference Paper Submission
The conference programme committee invites authors to submit poster presentation and or full papers/work in progress in any of the fields listed in the sub-themes. Papers should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org . The submission should follow APA format, 12 fonts Times New Roman, with normal margin.
Papers presented during the conference will be considered for publication in the next volume of the Technoscience Journal for Community Development in Africa, published jointly published by the Faculties of Agriculture, Engineering, Information & Communication Technology and Pure & Applied Sciences of Kwara State University, Nigeria.
* Important Dates
Notification of Acceptance: Tuesday 17th October 2023
Arrival: 23rd October 2023
Opening Ceremony: 24th October
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