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Drones for Agriculture – ICT Update

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones for management of crops, livestock, fisheries, forests and other natural resource-based activities represents a new technological frontier and opens up a range of exciting opportunities. The latest issue of ICT Update, a bi-monthly magazine published by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) is dedicated to the use of this technology and associated systems in different parts of the world. 

The issue is available online and in print. It includes 12 articles, one interview and a section featuring selected online resources on the topic.  Articles include:

  • the use of UAVs to design an irrigation scheme in Nigeria
  • feeding a locust monitoring scheme
  • documenting illegal land occupancy in Panama
  • assisting smallholder farmers in monitoring their crops in Eastern Africa

You can order a print, or download a PDF version via:

Selected articles are featured on the magazine portal: where you can subscribe to the magazine at no cost.  

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