Use of 4IR Technologies in Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Hasanbeigi, Ali;
Neftenov, Nikola
May 2020
Basani, Marcello; Núñez, Anamaría; Ortiz, Raphaëlle
The goal of this report is to provide an overview of some of the current applications of key 4IR technologies (Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and Big Data, Blockchain, Drones and Remote Sensing, and Virtual and Augmented Reality) in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sector (WASH) globally and in the Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) region, and outline the main opportunities and challenges in deploying these technologies in the WASH sector.