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Artificial intelligence could help with illicit crop monitoring

Academics from Cranfield University have spoken about how artificial intelligence (AI) could help with monitoring opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan at a meeting of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). 

Dr Toby Waine, Dr Daniel Simms and PhD researcher Alex Hamer explained the potential of using AI to interpret data from satellites to help track where crops used for drug production are being grown.

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