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Ghana's farmers are using drones to boost crop yields - here's how

The drones can emit a noise to keep the birds from undoing all the farmers' hard work. Image: REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Kagondu Njagi

Contributor, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Ephraim Kofi Kenney tugs at a rope connected to a bell to scare away migratory birds from his family’s rice farm in Asutsuare village, Ghana, August 2, 2019. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Kagondu Njagi
A drone flies over a rice field in Asutsuare village, Ghana, August 2, 2019. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Kagondu Njagi
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