Demand for agricultural drone pilots has risen as the technology matures. Photo: Xinhua Demand for agricultural drone pilots has risen as the technology matures. Photo: Xinhua
Demand for agricultural drone pilots has risen as the technology matures. Photo: Xinhua

China’s migrant worker exodus has created demand for drone pilots to help ageing left-behind farmers

  • Drone piloting an example of new occupations created by explosion of gig economy
  • A drone pilot can earn more than a factory worker, with more freedom and flexibility

Topic |   China technology
Demand for agricultural drone pilots has risen as the technology matures. Photo: Xinhua Demand for agricultural drone pilots has risen as the technology matures. Photo: Xinhua
Demand for agricultural drone pilots has risen as the technology matures. Photo: Xinhua
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