Made in Ghana drones? You probably didn't anticipate it, but the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is making great strides in that direction.
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College of Engineering (CoE) at KNUST has reportedly developed a home-made drone.
According to the reports, the said drone can be used to varied purpose; it could be deployed to pick weather data, monitor farming activities and environmental degradation.
It was developed by a team of research scientists and engineers of the college and seen as a giant step forward by the country’s foremost science and technology institution to lead cutting-edge research to solve Ghana’s industrial and technological challenges.
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Professor Mark Adom-Asamoah, Provost of the College, called for the government to give priority to investing in drone technology.
He affirmed that the CoE were determined to come out with appropriate technology to speed up the development of the country.