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How digital technologies can help address health inequity
HealthICT

How digital technologies can help address health inequity

Health inequity is not caused by a single factor, but is the combined result of multiple structural and procedural dimensions. Digital technologies can play an important role in addressing at least 5 of these factors through providing access, support and representation in key areas.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Digitalisation is crucial to creating a global circular economy
Circular EconomyICT

Digitalisation is crucial to creating a global circular economy

Most circular economy initiatives are focused on physical materials and resources. But scaling these globally, and across different industries, requires the building of coherent digital foundations. Governments need to set up frameworks which support the designing of a global digital backbone.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Redefining farm skills for the technological age
EducationFoodICT

Redefining farm skills for the technological age

Agricultural productivity and performance need to be improved to feed a growing population. Emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and robotics will play a key role. Every job in farming will therefore require some reskilling within 10 years, with data analysis skills particularly important.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Monitoring the world’s water, through technological innovation
ICTSpaceWater

Monitoring the world’s water, through technological innovation

Water quality in rivers, lakes and oceans is suffering the effects of pollution, droughts, flooding, water extraction and more. Responding to this starts with knowing the details. Remote sensing, coupled with use of big data, Artificial Intelligence and other technological innovations can provide them.

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Source: VITO
10 technologies for improving post-pandemic education
EducationICT

10 technologies for improving post-pandemic education

The huge shift to remote learning necessitated by COVID-19 has presented numerous challenges. But these are starting to be met by promising technological innovations designed to drive student engagement, improve personalisation and protect the online educational environment from intruders.

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Source: Forbes
Artificial Intelligence is key to multiple climate change solutions
ClimateEnergyICT

Artificial Intelligence is key to multiple climate change solutions

We are at a critical stage for finding quick and affordable solutions for tackling climate change. Artificial Intelligence will be key for assisting the prevention of wildfires, enabling efficient demand-driven energy supply, optimising the food supply chain, guiding us to net zero waste and more.

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Source: Forbes