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Humans need nature to survive – Prof Frimpong Boateng

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), said despite technological advancement man still depends on nature for survival. “We are completely...
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Science unsure of lasting health damage from wildfire smoke

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For weeks, millions of Californians were smothered by smoke from a record explosion of wildfires burning through grass, shrubs, conifer forests, houses and mobile...
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Space technology to boost Australian water management: science agency

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Satellites in space could be used to monitor the quality of Australia's water, according to the nation's top science agency. The Commonwealth...
A woman works at a silk reeling workshop of Guangxi Jingxi Xinsheng Cocoon Silk Technology Co., Ltd. in Jingxi county, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, March 3, 2020. Zhao Jingwu/People’s Daily Online

Chinese President development of science, technology to meet significant national needs

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Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed continuing to advance the development of science and technology to a deeper and broader level. ...
Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng Minister Of Environment Science Technology And Innovation

CSIR lands, properties under attack

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has disclosed to a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) public hearing in Accra that...
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South Africa making progress in science and innovation – report

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South Africa is making progress in areas of science and innovation, said a report released by the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) on...
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MESTI stops operations of United Steel and others to address pollution challenges

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has stop United Steel Company, a private steel manufacturing company, and some others from operating unless...
Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng Minister Of Environment Science Technology And Innovation

Ghana’s National Adaptation Plan Project launched in Accra

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Ghana’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) project has been launched in Accra to guide the process of integrating climate change into national decision-making and...
Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng Minister Of Environment Science Technology And Innovation

Ghana marks World Day to Combat Drought and Desertification

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation, has called on Ghanaians to help maintain the sustainable delivery of ecosystem...
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Academic City introduces Ghana’s first Industrial and Systems and Engineering programme

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Academic City University College, a premium Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics tertiary institution is set to become the first university in the country...
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AERC Ghana and partners commemorates World Environmental Day 2020

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The Alliance for Empowering Rural Communities and partners, have pledged their contribution to the protection of nature, awareness raising and support to communities in...
Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng Minister Of Environment Science Technology And Innovation

Ghanaians urged to support environmental sustenance

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, on Thursday called on Ghanaians to work assiduously to conserve the country’s...
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China’s investment in science, technology spurs development – Potipher Tembo

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Zambia needs to invest heavily in science and technology if the country is to see meaningful development and reduce poverty, a former civic leader...
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Adisco holds 110th Speech and Prize-Giving Day

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The Adisadel College in Cape Coast in the Central Region, has held its 110th Speech and Prize-Giving Day with a call on relevant stakeholders...
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More girls encouraged to study Science, Mathematics and Technology

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Girls In Science and Technology (GIST) Foundation a non-governamental has marked International Women’s Day with a coaching seminar to educate and encourage...
President Xi Jinping inspects COVID-19 scientific research at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences in Beijing, March 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

Conspiracy theories won’t hold water when evaluated with science, rationality

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By Zhong Sheng Groundless conspiracy theories on the origin of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were cooked up by certain Westerners and Western media, as the...
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Botswana considers multi-pronged approaches in tackling high unemployment

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Botswana's tertiary education, research, science and technology minister, Douglas Letsholathebe on Saturday said Botswana is considering a number of approaches in order to deal...

‘Intensify advocacy for equal uptake of girls in science education’

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Madam Patricia Appiagyei, the Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has called for bold, deliberate...
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Book launched to highlight women in science for sustainable development at UN

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A book entitled "February 11," the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, was launched Tuesday at the UN headquarters, which is hailed...
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UNESCO chief underscores gender gap in science, calls for equal opportunities

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Head of the UN cultural agency (UNESCO) on Tuesday underscored the gender gap in science and called for equal opportunities for women and girls...
On January 30, 2020, at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Changxing County, Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province, “fully armed” test personnel were busy. Reagent preparation, nucleic acid extraction, nucleic acid amplification, nucleic acid detection, report analysis and other tests were carried out in an orderly manner. (Photo by Tan Yunfeng from People’s Daily Online)

Keep faith in science to combat epidemic

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The novel coronavirus epidemic remains severe, with both confirmed cases and suspected infections surpassing 20,000 respectively. Meanwhile, the speed of the virus’ spread seems...

Ghana gets €6 million Waste-to-Energy conversion Plant from Germany

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Mr Christoph Retzlaff, the German Ambassador to Ghana, has broken the ground to commence a six million Euro (€6,000,000) Waste-to-Energy (W2E) conversion Plant project,...

Ghana and Germany set to construct 400KW Waste to Energy Plant in Ashanti Region

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Ghana and Germany have launched a 400 KW hybrid waste-to -energy (w2e) power plant to treat urban solid waste in the country. The kick-off...

Minister visits Academic City University College

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The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, has paid a working visit to Academic City University College, a premium STEAM...
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Environmental Management Policy on Oil and Gas in the offing

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Civil Society activists have met to validate the new Environmental Management Policy for the Oil and Gas Industry (EMPOGI) currently in the offing, intended...

Don’t ignore practicals in Science Education – teachers told

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Mrs Olivia Serwaa Opare, the Acting Head of Science Education Unit at Ghana Education Service, has urged Integrated Science teachers to prioritise the practical...

Siemens Ghana pledges to work with government on STEM agenda

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Siemens Ghana has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Education with a pledge to work with government to champion the Science, Technology,...
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President Akufo-Addo commits support to Institute of Planners

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President Akufo-Addo has pledged commitment to provide the enabling environment to the Ghana Institute of Planners to enhance its work. He said the government doors...
a lab session led by Dr Goncalo Ramalho E Silva, from The Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK

Researchers in Africa demand more funding for science

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African researchers on Saturday called on the continent's governments to increase funding for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to spur growth in the region. ...

Stakeholders dialogue on management and preservation of plastic waste in Ghana.

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) together with United Nations Environmental Programme(UNEP), Norway Embassy and other stakeholders in the plastic industry...