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The IGI Publisher has recently published two chapters authored by DIIT staff. These chapters are part of the project titled “Morogoro Youth Empowerment through Establishment of Social Innovation (YEESI) Lab for Problem-Centered Training in Machine Vision.” The book, titled “Empowering Students and Elevating Universities with Innovation Centers,” has several book chapters that encompass insightful discussions...
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The team of young innovators from our Department of Informatics and Information Technology (DIIT) had an opportunity to participate in the second cohort of the StArfrica Tanzania eXist Accelerator program, which was hosted at the University of Dar es Salaam’s Mathematics Department from April 4–April 17, 2024. The StArfrica Tanzania eXist Accelerator initiative aims to find business...
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Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) has trained about 20 smallholder farmers in Morogoro through the Integrated IoT, AI, and a Swahili Chatbot: Agri-Tech Solution (MkulimaGPT) Project, which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The training focused on an Artificial Intelligence (AI) System that operates in Swahili and aims to provide farmers with...
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Student innovators from the Department of Informatics and Information Technology (DIIT) recently joined Rural Livelihood Innovation Cohort3, organized by the Ifakara Innovation Hub, in a collaborative effort to uplift rural communities in Tanzania’s Kilombero River Basin. This initiative, led by Ifakara Hub, aims to use social innovation and entrepreneurship to create job opportunities and improve...
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The Department of Informatics and Information Technology (DIIT) and the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CoNAS) welcomed the Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) to the IT Innovation Lab’s 3D and Robotics studio (CEZERI Studio). The studio equipment were generously donated by the Turkish people under the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA). TBC visited the...
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hackathon: yeesi lab group photo
In 2022, the Morogoro Youth Empowerment through the Establishment of Social Innovation (YEESI) Lab embarked on an initiative to empower young individuals with the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) knowledge, skills, and competence required to tackle pressing challenges in the agricultural sector. Through their open courseware program, YEESI Lab offered a curriculum on...
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Exciting News! IT Innovation Lab at Solomon Mahlangu Campus (SMC) has been transformed and equipped with state-of-the-art 3D Printing and Robotics Technology. Today, May 31, 2023, the IT Innovation lab at Solomon Mahlangu Campus underwent a remarkable transformation. Thanks to the generous donation from the Turkish people under the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA),...
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We are delighted to celebrate the exceptional achievement of Mr. Fikiri Matatizo, a talented student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Education (specializing in Physics and Information Technology). He is currently in his third year, studying in the Department of Chemistry and Physics, College of Natural and Applied Sciences at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA)....
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