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Are regulations stifling the drone-based agri-service industry in South Africa?

In my years in both the manned and unmanned aerial survey environment, I have seen the importance of mapping for the farmer. Farmers rely heavily on this information for planning and management. Some may say that farmers are the first geographic info…

by Luke Wijnberg

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A change in perspective

Given that the world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, while the amount of arable land remains roughly the same, there is little doubt that agricultural productivity, especially at smallholder farmer level, will have to be improv…

by Krishan Bheenick

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2017 Geo4Africa Summit: Drones for Surveying and Agricultural Advisory Services: New Frontiers for Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – drones equipped with sensors – offer exciting opportunities for increasing efficiency in the management of land, agriculture and forestry. In Africa, the on-demand generation of high-resolution geospatial data using UAS could be a game-changer for more effective and efficient urban and rural planning, including land titling. UAS also have a role to play…
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