Tag: RPAS

April 2016: ICT Update 82 on “Drones for Agriculture” was published | A ground-breaking legacy

“Drone technology could help farmers around the world monitor their crops, fend off pests, improve land tenure, and more. But to realise its full potential, regulatory regimes are necessary, while keeping citizens’ safetyand privacy rights secure“, this is how the editorial of ICT Update, a bimonthly magazine published by CTA, […]

Harmonising Africa’s drone regulations

With decision EX.CL/Dec. 986-1007 (XXXII), the African Union (AU) has established one of the most important incentives for its member states – to use drones to boost Africa’s development and accelerate transformation on the continent. Indeed, drones have been used to solve many development problems in the fields of agriculture, […]

Le Burkina Faso promulgue sa réglementation sur l’utilisation des drones

Le Burkina Faso dispose maintenant officiellement depuis le 06 mai 2019, un cadre réglementaire relatif à l’exploitation des systèmes aériens télépilotés. Le document règlements les conditions officielles d’exploitation des systèmes aériens télépilotés et se subdivise en deux parties à savoir un arrêté N° 20019/0013/MTMUSR/SG/ANAC portant conditions techniques d’exploitation des systèmes […]

Landmark Pan-African Policy Recommendation Singles out Drones as a Transformative Technology for Africa

On June 8, 2018, a full report on the technology entitled “Drones on the horizon: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture” has been launched by Prof Yaye Kène-Gassama Dia, from the University Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar, on behalf of the High-Level Panel on Emerging Technologies (APET) and NEPAD during the Africa Innovation Summit […]