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Tanzania: The drone pilot whose maps are saving lives in Zanzibar

11 Jan 2019, BBC

As Zanzibar grapples with an increasing population and a lack of basic amenities, the Zanzibar Mapping Initiative uses drones - a cheaper solution than other aerial technology - to collect the key information needed for social change. But both drone and mapping projects need boots on the ground to help with operations.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Office of the Prime Minister (Tanzania, United Rep of)
  • Website: http://www.pmo.go.tz/
  • Phone:+255 222 128 300 +255 767 418 806


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Office of the Prime Minister (Tanzania, United Rep of)
  • Website: http://www.pmo.go.tz/
  • Phone:+255 222 128 300 +255 767 418 806

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