AI in Social Protection – Exploring Opportunities and Mitigating Risks

Publication | June 2020

This report published by GIZ, with contributions from ADB, sheds light on the benefits of artificial intelligence in social protection programs.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is shaping up to be the transformative technology of our time. It offers a multitude of possibilities and generates a range of questions. This report explores this topic in the context of social protection. It looks at the benefits that AI can bring to social protection programs as well as the pitfalls and risks that could undermine the potential for positive change.

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  • Setting the scene
  • AI in social protection
  • Use cases
  • Suggestions for practitioners

Additional Details

  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Social development and protection
  • Social protection
  • 48
  • 8.5 x 11

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