What: WP2 Kenyan Fieldwork Where: Kajiado and Nairobi, Kenya When: 26th February to 10th March Who: Serene Ho, Gordon Wayumba, Robert Wayumba, Peter Odwe, and a whole host of others Why: Fieldwork for needs assessment in Kajiado case locations with local communities - and also stakeholder dialogue with government and NGOs/civil society.
What: its4land MT9 Where: Online (participants from Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Rwanda, and Kenya) When: February 16th 2017 (14:00 - 16:00 CET) Who: its4land MT members Why: January fieldwork and mission plans, update on responses to EC recommendations, planning for Year 1 review in Leuven (Belgium), publications update, conference attendance, and much more.
What: its4land MT9 Where: Aamsveen, Germany When: 31st January 2017 Who: Claudia Stoecker, Watse Siderius, Mila Koeva, + 23 student MSc participants from Rwanda, Ethiopia, Ghana, China, Nepal, amongst many others Why: Flight planning and data capture trials for DT-18 UAVs to support prototyping work in Work Package 5 and Work Package 3 - and also to demonstration and [...]
What: WP2 - Get Needs - Rwandan Workshops and Data Collection Where: Kigali, Rwanda When: 23rd January 2017 - 2 February 2017 Who: Serene Ho, Mireille Biraro, and Team-INES Why: Serene Ho took the reigns of WP2 back in July and has worked furiously to adapt the designed research approach so it can work across the case countries. Along with Mireille [...]
What: WP4 UT-team captures first data with DT-18s Where: Aamsveen, Germany When: January 20 2017 Who: Claudia Stocker (UT), Watse Siderius (UT) Why: After the arrival in December 2016, the UT UAVs got their maiden flights on January 20 in Aamsveen, Germany. The UAV regulatory setup makes it easier for the team from UT to undertake flights in Germany, rather [...]
What: UAV Pilot Training 4 BDU, TUK, and HL Where: Toulouse, France (Delair Tech Headquarters) When: Monday 9th - Friday 13th - January 2017 Who: Berhanu Alemie, Robert Wayumba, Peter Odwe, Dirk Ohnsorge Why: We need to get pilots trained on the DT-18s - who can go on to fly our drones in Rwanda, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Down the track, [...]
What: its4land MT8 Where: Online (participants from Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Rwanda, and Kenya) When: Thursday 5th January 2017 (14:00 - 16:00 CET) Who: its4land MT members Why: January fieldwork and mission plans, update on responses to EC recommendations, planning for Year 1 review in Leuven (Belgium), publications update, conference attendance, and much more.