Cambodian farmers mull agricultural drones to boost cassava productivity 

XAG Agricultural Drone cassava Cambodia

Broadly grown on 600,000 hectares of farmland in the country, cassava cultivation provides employment to thousands of rural workers in Cambodia. But cultivating a crop that can grow higher than one meter, and sometimes even surpass the average height of farmers, is not the easiest thing to do. So now, to meet the growing demand for cassava-based products such as food, flour, paper, and alcohol, farmers are looking at agricultural drones that bring with them the promise of increased productivity.

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Frenchman arrested for flying drone over residence of Cambodian Prime Minister

The French drone pilot, Pierre Michel Breckler, was arrested when he flew his Mavic Pro over the residence of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen last Wednesday. Police in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district arrested the Frenchman when he was flying his unmanned aerial vehicle in Chamtomok commune near Koh Pich bridge.

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