SciDev.Net to provide media training to Science Granting Councils in Africa

MAS in Integrated Crop Management, Class of 2020. Jordan Sichona from Zambia.
SciDev.Net are to help members of the Science Granting Council Initiative (SGCI) in sub-Saharan Africa better communicate their research to the media, policymakers and wider public. SciDev.Net – whose Script training programme already provides free training and networking resources for journalists, scientists to communicate science in an engaging and accurate…
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Story suggesting Latin America is the new ‘US plastic dump’ wins SciDev.Net Journalism Awards

A story written by Mexican journalist Aleida Rueda – which suggests Latin America is the new ‘US plastic dump’ – has won the overall prize in the annual SciDev.Net Journalism Awards. The SciDev.Net awards are judged every year by SciDev.Net’s Editorial Advisory Group members, who said the story, published in…
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Sign-up for SciDev.Net debate exploring pesticide risks in Kenya

Farmer spraying pesticides
SciDev.Net is inviting those interested in mitigating pesticide risks in fresh fruits and vegetables in Kenya to sign-up for a webinar to debate the associated issues this Friday 23 June 2023 at 2pm East African time. Dr Dorah Kilalo, a lecturer in the Plant Science and Crop Protection Department at…
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SciDev.Net wins Solutions Journalism Accelerator grant to boost its science podcast offering

SciDev.Net has won a share of EURO €1.17 million of grants from the European Journalism Centre which will be used to boost its science podcast offering. Nearly EURO €300,000 has been awarded to SciDev.Net – the world’s leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis about science and…
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Script training delivered to talented African researchers

Script has delivered science communication training to talented African early career researchers recognised by The Royal Society for having the potential to become leaders in their field. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of more than 1,600 of the world’s most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in…
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SciDev.Net special report investigates global food crisis

A special report from SciDev.Net suggests that global starvation is looming for millions as food prices spiral out of control. Fiona Broom, Deputy Editor, Features, looks at how food systems can become more resilient to shocks – such as conflict, climate change and COVID-19 – as the world faces its…
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