International Forest, & Environmental Development

Forêt Internationale, et Développement Environnemental

MFE 214: Use of UAVs for monitoring REDD+ activities and sustainable land management

Course Details

The objective of this module is to provide users with modern capabilities for monitoring forest
cover with UAVs. This module also provides participants with knowledge on the framework for
using these UAVs.

The module’s components include:
– Introduction
– Different types of UAVs: costs, advantages and disadvantages
– Uses of UAVs
– UAV usage guide
– Legislation on the use of UAVs
– Monitoring forest cover using UAVs
– Monitoring of farms using UAVs
– Application of UAVs in the REDD+ mechanism: opportunities, benefits, limitations and
constraints

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