Convening Brief: Digital Tools and the Future of International Development
Population Reference Bureau
- POSTED October 25, 2019
About the convening
In May 2019, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Global Development Lab with Duke University’s [email protected] and NORC at the University of Chicago convened nearly 90 academic experts, digital practitioners, development partners, and USAID colleagues in Washington, D.C. to discuss the latest research on machine learning (ML) and its implications for international development. This convening brief provides a summary of the convening’s key discussion points and offers four forward-looking recommendations for advancing the effective, ethical, and inclusive application of machine learning in international development programming.