November 6, 2023

CSEA participates in strategic consultation on data science

CSEA Head of Communications, Drusilla David and Research Associate, Chinedu Ifionu, participated in a two-day strategic consultation on “Advancing Data and AI Competency for Effective and Trustworthy Decision Making in Sub Saharan Africa”, organised by the Data for Policy and hosted by the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) from October 25 to 26, 2023 in Accra, Ghana.

The strategic consultation consisted of multidisciplinary and cross-sector exchanges, analysis, and networking structured around discussion panels. It involved about 30 thought leaders from various African countries in Anglophone and Francophone West Africa.

The meeting provided a forum for participants to share critical knowledge and perspectives that can aid in the development of a sustainable model and an inclusive platform that will help improve Africa’s connectivity and contribution to global policy for data science and Artificial intelligence.