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UNICEF Innovation Team provides Software and Machine Learning Support to The Directorate of Science Technology and Innovation (DSTI) in Sierra Leone

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As part of efforts to develop the technology and innovation ecosystem to support development of Sierra Leone, UNICEF is collaborating with the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI) in the Office of the President, on a knowledge exchange partnership, around innovative Machine Learning techniques which, it is hoped, will add value to Government’s work around data for decision making in the country.

A two-person team from the UNICEF’s Office of Innovation in New York recently joined DSTI in Sierra Leone to collaborate on a Machine Learning “Hackathon” to work on data from the education sector in support of the Government’s Free Quality School Education initiative…...…..