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Drone skills vital to African success

UNICEF drone academy brings hope, skills and economic strength to Africa. How to accommodate drones in civil airspace is a hot topic in Europe and the United States. The challenge in these regions is to build on existing air traffic …



Why UNICEF and CANSO are joining forces to support drone pilot training in Africa

Across the African continent, organisations successfully use drones to improve agricultural yields, reduce the risk of disasters and to deliver life-saving cargo. As drones become more common, Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) have an urgent need to ensure the safety …



How CANSO is supporting seamless operations and ATM skills in Africa

Thomas Kodjoe Duopah, Deputy Director, Air Traffic Services, Ghana Civil Aviation Authority shares his experience of CANSO Africa Conference 2019. Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has been a member of CANSO for some time but last week …



CANSO Director General remarks at the CANSO Africa Conference 2019

Welcome Hello and welcome to the CANSO Africa Conference 2019. I am Simon Hocquard, the new Director General of CANSO, and it is an absolute pleasure to welcome you here in Dar es Salam. I am delighted to welcome the Hon. …



Airspace Q3 2019: Key challenges in African ATM

Hamza Johari, CANSO Africa Chair and Director General, Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority, outlines key ATM issues and initiatives in Africa. Aviation provides connectivity, access to markets and contributes to significant economic and social benefits. The latest (2018) economic report by …



Airspace Q3 2019 – Moving to the same rhythm

Emanuel Chaves, Chairman and CEO of Aeroportos de Moçambique (ADM), explains recovery efforts following a devastating cyclone and the need for harmonisation. How have the cyclones affected your infrastructure? The cyclones that occurred in Mozambique earlier this year severely …


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