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Oct 2

Training in the use of UAS:​ Mission planning, piloting and imagery acquisition

Training in the use of UAS:​ Mission planning, piloting and imagery acquisition

Event Overview

Training representatives from 16 African enterprises based in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, and Senegal, in the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for service delivery. The participants will be trained in mission planning, drone piloting and high resolution imagery acquisition.

This event is meant to complement skills and knowledge acquired by the same participants who attended the “UAS Capacity Building, Enterprise Management and Business Development Workshop” which took place on 11-18 July 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia in the framework of the project Transforming African Agriculture: Eyes In The Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground.

Organisers

  • University of Cape Coast

    The University of Cape Coast is a public collegiate research institution. It was established in 1962 out of a dire need for highly qualified and skilled manpower in education.

  • CTA

    The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). Its mission is to advance food security, resilience and inclusive economic growth in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific through innovations in sustainable agriculture. CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.

  • Parrot

    A global leader in wireless devices for mobile phones, stands on the cutting edge of innovation. The company was founded in 1994 by Henri Seydoux as part of his determination to drive the inevitable breakthrough of mobile phones into everyday life by creating high-quality, user-friendly wireless devices for easy living. Parrot has developed the most extensive range of hands-free systems on the market for cars, motorbikes and scooters, including wireless multimedia products geared towards audiovisual applications.