AI for development(AI4Dev) 2020 challenge (USD$ 12,000 prizes) for Artificial Intelligence innovators

AI4Dev is a challenge with an aim to identify ideas in Artificial Intelligence that can impact four sustainable development goals in  the Arab & African states.The goals are zero hunger,good health and well being,decent work and economic growth and industry,innovation and infrastructure.

AI4Dev is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Facilitated by NilePreneurs, in partnership with UN Agencies and other local and international organizations.


  • If you are a team of not less than 2 and have what it takes to find and develop AI innovations in one of the above tracks; Apply Now with your idea for a chance to win the challenge and change lives.
  • The team can include members from same or different Arab and African countries.


If you can innovatively provide a solution for one of the targeted SDGs, your idea will be selected to receive mentorship and training from experts in the field, guidance in developing prototypes and exposure while presenting to industry experts, in the attendance of representatives from UN, and multinational organizations. The winners will get prizes valued as follows.

Application process

Application deadline: 17th November 2020.

Check for more information from the official website of the AI4Dev challenge

About: Justina Kageni

Justina Kageni is an information scientist with passion for Information Technology.She is on a mission to share her knowledge and skills.

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