Implications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Fragile States
Business & Governance

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Implications for Fragile States

Author(s): Victor Odundo Owuor, Sierra Method
Date: February 22, 2019
Publication Type: Fact Sheets
Research Topics: Business & Governance

Overview:

The fact-sheet is a continuation of the OEFR Business & Governance project’s series on disruptive technologies and fragile states. The global market for unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs) or “drones” has grown rapidly in last few years. Though still a relatively novel technology around the world, there is a growing concern of unmonitored UAV use in fragile states.

Key Findings:

This piece highlights the opportunities and threats of UAV use in fragile states, and argues for a forward-thinking approach to how these vehicles can be regulated for the greater good in these jurisdictions.


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