Tag: Ghana

UAV (Drone) Photogrammetry and GIS for Property Tax Base Assessment

The Local Government System (LGA) in Ghana is premised on the idea that Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) acting as rating authorities at the grassroots level should be able to independently mobilise revenue to finance most of their developmental projects. As rating authorities, MMDAs have the legal mandate to collect […]

How drone technology impacts livelihoods: the case of Nsadwir farming community in Ghana

Smallholder farmers in Ghana’s Central Region face a range of challenges in producing prime varieties of pineapple. The University of Cape Coast is implementing a project using drones and precision agriculture to to assist farmers upscale pineapple production to a commercial level. Aerial views and advice based on index maps […]

Showcase of disruptive technologies for agriculture

Site visit and demonstrations in Ghana On 15 April 2019, ahead of the official launch of the Alliance for Green Revolution Forum 2019 (AGRF 2019), a range of applications of drone technology for agriculture have been showcased by members of Africa Goes Digital at Bomarts Farms Ltd, in Dobro, Nsawam, […]