Korean Drone Industry Solving Global Problems
At the SmartGeo Expo in Seoul today, the Korean Institute of Aviation Safety Technology (KIAST) signed a ground-breaking MOU with the Ethiopian Ministry of Urban and Infrastructure Development (MUID) to advance drone mapping in Ethiopia. The project will be led on the ground by Korean drone-based geomatic and survey experts Hojung Solutions.
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The agreement will bring drone-based mapping services and significant skills transfer efforts to Ethiopia – and has the power to be an effective tool of change. “This MOU will begin a collaborative effort to create the elements necessary to establish sharing of drone skills, safety framework, and sustained growth in drone applications,” said Hojung Vice President Andrew Cho.
Hojung Solutions will bring their expertise in drone mapping to the country: with the support of KIAST, they will establish a framework for skills transfer that will develop a local workforce for commercial…