DSN Launches The First AI Book For Primary And Junior Secondary In Nigeria

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The event unveiling the First AI Book for Primary and Junior Secondary School students in Nigeria was done during an AI Summit in Lagos.

A non-governmental organisation Data Science Nigeria has revealed plans to raise 1,000,000 world-class AI talents in the next 10 years. 

The vision and plans was made known at AI Summit, unveiling the First AI Book for Primary and Junior Secondary School in Nigeria organised by DSN in Lagos recently.

Discussing on the topic: ‘Artificial Intelligence for Development’, Director of Intelligent Systems Research at Oregon State University, Prof. Thomas Dietterich, described AI as catalyst for economic advancement.

He also said that AI enabled weather management solutions, will help the continent solve some challenges faced by farmers. This will lead to improved food production/sufficiency.

Farmchain in Nigeria is one of the platforms utilizing this technology alongside blockchain to help solve challenges faced by farmers. Farmbeats from South Africa is also is in this sector to help improve the production process for farmers.

In his keynote address on the topic: ‘Artificial Intelligence for Development’, Director of Intelligent Systems Research at Oregon State University, Prof. Thomas Dietterich, described AI as catalyst for economic advancement.

Knowing that most of the jobs today will go into extinction in the next five-10 years. Adekanmbi suggests that Nigeria as a nation with population of median age of 18 years.  

It is important to prepare the young people for the future by exposing them to the right skill set. He  also said that if these strategies are put in place, by 2025 every Nigerian child under-10-year old will understand The Concept Of AI.

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