In Summary

• In precision agriculture, Lelei said drones create highly detailed maps of farmland, including soil type and topography.

• The data can be used to plan planting and harvesting schedules, optimise irrigation and fertiliser usage, and manage pests and diseases more effectively.

Agriculture in Kenya is being revolutionised with the infusion of drone technology into farming activities.

This comes at a time when there is an urgent need to increase food security by increasing agricultural yield in Kenya.

The Kenya Drone Business Competition chose 10 youth from across the country to come up with innovative ways of how drones can be used in farming to improve crop yield and production in Kenya.