• The USJA Science Bazaar 2019

    “African countries need to use science to create wealth, raise standards of living and solve many other challenges. This should be in ways that are easy to comprehend by the masses” – H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the opening of USJA’s Uganda Conference for Science Communication November 24, 2008, Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala May 30 […]

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  • OFAB Media Awards 2018 CLOSED

    The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) in partnership with the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) and the Uganda Science Journalists Association (USJA), is pleased to announce the  OFAB Media Awards (OMAS) 2018. These awards are in their second year following successful awards last year. The OMAS are aimed at recognizing exemplary […]

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  • 2018 Food Sustainability Media Awards Open – Call for Entries

    The Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition in conjunction with the Thomson Reuters Foundation have announced the Call for Submissions for the 2018 Food Sustainability Media Award. Professional journalists, Freelancers, Bloggers and individuals are invited to submit both published and unpublished work covering issues related to food security, sustainability, agriculture and nutrition. The Award seeks […]

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  • AfDB’s Agric. strategy promises 513 million tons of more food

      Adesina rallies support for technologically driven agriculture in Africa DES MOINES, United States of America, October 21, 2017/APO Group/ — The African Development Bank (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org) has developed a new initiative called the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative – a knowledge and innovation-based response to the recognized need of scaling up proven […]

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  • Forum promises to address challenges, fear over the Nile

    Eng. Innocent Ntabana, (right) the Executive Director of NBI, with Ms. Jacquiline Nyarakamana, a senior official from Rwanda`s Environment Ministry announcing the Forum on Sunday Oct. 22, 2017 in Kigali The 5th Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF) opened on Monday in Rwanda’s Capital Kigali with a call for all member countries to embrace the spirit […]

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  • Enter the 2017 Population Media Awards

    The National Population Council has issued a call for the 2017 Population Media Awards Deadline for submission is October 15, 2017 Details of the call are contained in PDF Advert HERE:     Henry Lutaaya Henry Lutaaya is The Editor of The Sunrise, a Weekly Publication with a bias towards covering stories of social, economic […]

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  • AfDB Boss Adesina a deserved 2017 World Food Prize winner

    Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s efforts to modernise Africa’s agriculture have been recognized Few Ugandans would recognize Akinwumi Adesina if they met him. But at the continental level, the suave bow-tied gentleman is better known as the President of the African Development Bank. Now, his star is set to shine even brighter after he was recently named […]

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  • US Donald Trump has come under fire for taking U.S out of Paris Climate deal that offered to keep emissions below 2 degrees

    Trump ‘shames America’ with move to quit Paris Climate Deal

    World Leaders have expressed outrage and condemnation for United States President Donald Trump’s decision to pull his country out of the Paris Climate Change Deal reached last November. The Chancellor of German Angela Merkel, newly elected President of France Emanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni released a joint statement in which they pledged […]

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  • Economists offer new perspectives on optimising benefits of Nile Basin

    L-R NBI Executive Director Eng. Innocent Ntabana, Uganda’s Commissioner for International and Transboundary Water Affairs in Uganda Jackson Twinomujuni, GIZ’s GIZ Head of Projects, Transboundary Water Cooperation Dr. Malte Grossmann at the Forum ENTEBBE, Uganda – Renowned economists from within and beyond the Nile Basin this week met in Entebbe, Uganda for a two-day forum, […]

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  • China’s inflammable ice mining to spark an energy revolution

    Success in mining inflammable ice offers ‘best replacement’ for oil and natural gas China has announced it has succeeded in mining combustible ice in the South China Sea, a development that has been described as a major breakthrough that may lead to a global energy revolution. This is China’s first success in mining flammable ice […]

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