June 13

Press Release: Digital Future for Africa: African Development Bank and Intel to Train Millions in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The African Development Bank ( and technology giant Intel have formalized their cooperation to transform the African digital ecosystem. The partnership aims to equip 3 million Africans and 30,000 government officials with AI skills.

Sealed at the recent African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Nairobi, Kenya, the deal will help create a critical mass of Africans proficient in Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) skills to accelerate growth and productivity and position Africans as contributors, not just consumers of 4IR. The training will address socio-economic challenges and boost productivity in key growth sectors such as agriculture, health, and education, thereby disrupting traditional growth cycles.

Photo courtesy of Igor Omilaev.

Source: African Development Bank Group (link opens in a new window)

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