The International Water Management Institute in Sri Lanka has begun to experiment with drone technology to support a wide range of studies like crop monitoring, disaster mitigation and disease prevention.
Drones could play an integral role in identifying and preventing desert locust swarms in the fight against this dangerous migratory pest.
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