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Dr. Katherine Chandler Talks Drones with MIT Technology Review #drone #droneday

Short but powerful read from MIT Technology Review:

How are drones used in Africa today?

There are a number of small-scale drone projects throughout the continent, ranging from counting wildlife to delivering vaccines to mapping islands to using drones as disaster-response technologies. One of the projects that I’m interested in is an initiative by the State University of Zanzibar. The team uses small commercial drones that can only fly for 30 or 40 minutes. So mapping Zanzibar has taken over two years.

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