The African Union, High Level Panel on Emerging Technologies (APET) and NEPAD have published a report entitled, Drones on the horizon: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture. The report explains how drones are a vital part of precision agriculture and how drones can be used to provide detailed and on-demand data that support decision making by farmers in Africa.

The publication of this report is the second high-level commitment by AU to the use of drones in agriculture across the continent. Earlier this year, the African Union’s Executive Council requested the AU and Member States to harness drones for agriculture. In the widely celebrated decision, the council stated;

Drones on the horizon: report summary

The report considers drone technology for precision agriculture as a potential game-changer for the African continent. The report addresses this subject in four themes follow link Drones on the horizon: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture.

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