Digital Technologies for the SDGs

AI in Social Protection – Exploring Opportunities and Mitigating Risks

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.

China: How can spatial data inform the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework?

How to Use Spatial Data to inform Actionable National Policies?

Process: Firstly, it is necessary to identify the spatial data related to Aichi Biodiversity Target. Secondly, we must ensure the spatial data is available at the national or regional level. Thirdly, we need to check whether the spatial data or indicators have been published in research papers, national, regional or global assessment reports, which should be verified.

ICTs and Financial inclusion: Who are those left behind in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia?

Financial inclusion and Information and Communication Technologies ICTs underpin inclusive and sustainable development and the commitment to leave no one behind. Both have a substantial role in fast forwarding the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Financial inclusion enables individuals to start saving, obtain loans, start a business, receive remittances from abroad or cash transfers from their governments and therefore improve their lives.

Innovate Indonesia: Unlocking Growth through Technological Transformation

This report explores policy options to facilitate Indonesia’s technological transformation and unlock its economic growth potential.

New technologies present governments with opportunities and challenges in a range of key policy areas such as employment, competitiveness, equity, and sustainability. A consensus is that the national government can play an important role in stimulating innovation.