Tag: UAS

Image from the application Nana showing the delimitation of a new plot


In Benin, nearly 70% of the population directly or indirectly depends on agriculture. To increase the contribution of the agricultural sector to Benin’s economy, the government has developed a strategic plan that promotes the development of key agricultural value chains among which pineapple. Pineapple is the major fruit crop and […]

Global Partners training Malagasy in the use of UAS towards national development

Recognizing the opportunities drones provide for agriculture, CTA launched the project Transforming African Agriculture: Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground in 2016 to provide technical assistance to start-ups across Africa. Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are playing an increasingly prevalent role in precision agriculture. The technology provides farmers […]

Digital Image Classification: Machine Learning and Drone for Urban Planning

From October 21 to 24, a team of Benin Flying collected aerial images of the town of Dassa. More than 20GB of georeferenced images were collected. They were stitched to produce an orthomosaic map of the town. This map is condensed but contains valuable information that can provide useful insights […]