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ZAMBIA: DEBATE ON BIOSAFETY, BIOTECHNOLOGY HAS EXPOSED KNOWLEDGE GAP ON GMOS – NGO

A Zambian non-governmental organisation (NGO), Dziwa Science and Technology Trust (DSaT), has observed that the debates on the national biosafety and biotechnology policies, have exposed some knowledge gap on issues surrounding Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Its Chief Executive Officer, Veronica Mwaba made the observation in a statement made available to

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NATIONAL BIOSAFETY AND BIOTECNOLOGY POLICY EXPOSES KNOWLEDGE GAP

Dziwa Science and Technology Trust says the debate on the national Biosafety and Biotechnology policy has exposed some knowledge gap on the issues surrounding Genetically Modified Organisms. DSaT is imploring Zambia government to make deliberate efforts and build capacity in journalists as key communicators to interrogate scientific papers. Organization Chief

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GOVERNMENT TO ENGAGE ZAAB OVER NBB DRAFT POLICY

GOVERNMENT TO ENGAGE ZAAB OVER NBB DRAFT POLICY ... "come we discuss so that we do the correct thing" ,correct procedure on the enactment of the Biosafety, Biotechnology policy will be followed with full consultation,says Mr. Nzovu. By Alfonso Kasongo Government has opened up to engage the Zambia Alliance for Agroecology

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Government should take a lead in supporting science communication relating to investigative journalism

An NGO called Dziwa Science and Technology Trust has called on the government to take a lead in supporting science communication relating to investigative journalism. Dziwa Science and Technology Truest Founder and Executive Director Veronica Mwaba said science investigative journalism has been identified as a major gap in media development

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DSaT TIPS SCRIBES

DSaT TIPS SCRIBES .....invest in investigative journalism despite it being expensive, for it brings out real issues - Ms. Mwaba By Scope Reporter Dziwa Science & Technology Trust (DSaT) has observed that investigative journalism is an expensive undertaking and that few media houses venture into it. Ms. Mwaba noted that

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DSaT TRAINS OVER 140 SCIENCE JOURNALISTS IN ZAMBIA

DSaT TRAINS OVER 140 SCIENCE JOURNALISTS IN ZAMBIA. By Alfonso Kasongo A science advocacy Non Governmental Organisation Dziwa Science and Technology Trust (DSaT) has since 2021 trained 143 science journalists in Zambia in order to promote science communication. Journalists received a number of trainings through the LinK Science to Society

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Congratulations research chairs R15 million + ZMW 10 million for each ORTARChI research chairs for 5 years!

Congratulations research chairs R15 million + ZMW 10 million for each ORTARChI research chairs for 5 years! @UNZA @CBU We wish you all the best @NationslResearchFund National Science and Technology Council ZAMBIAN RESEARCHERS SCOOP FIRST EVER ORTARChI CHAIRS By Alfonso Kasongo University of Zambia (UNZA) Researcher Professor Imasiku Anayawa Nyambe

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Dziwa Science and technology trust DSAT has called for women participation in science and technology. DSAT Founder/Executive Director Mrs Veronica Mwaba has urged Government to invest in science and technology to increase women participation at community level through donation of computers. "Computers are nolonger a luxury and government should consider

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Doctor turned science journalist launches first newspaper of its kind

Meet Syriacus Buguzi – a pioneering medical doctor turned science journalist from Tanzania. He is making the headlines after spawning the first Swahili language science and technology newspaper, MwanaSayansi. Dr Buguzi is a former health correspondent with The African and The Citizen. He is a seasoned contributor to SciDev.Net having covered a

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Zambia: Are Communities Heeding Early Warning Weather Alerts?

As the world battles deadly floods, historic droughts and landscape-altering wildfires, scientists are warning that the window is rapidly closing to avoid catastrophic changes that would transform lives. The scientists say climate change will have a devastating impact between now and 2244. They say communities should pay attention to early