Policymakers, such as politicians and senior government officials, need relevant, timely and easily digestible information on science-based issues. How this can be achieved effectively?
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With the global community gearing up for World Health Day, informal dialogues can build partnerships to drive health policy.
Initiatives to boost public participation on S&T policies must clarify their objectives and their impact should be assessed, says Carla Almeida.
18 March 2013
Careful assessment and policies on genetically modified crops could contribute to agricultural development and food security.
21 June 2012
Source: Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)
Budgetary constraints and political apathy have resulted in poor science communication in India, says Archita Bhatta.
21 May 2013
Development experts from the world's least developed countries have launched an independent group to bring local concerns to the UN debating table.
10 May 2013
Uncertainty is part of science but it's no excuse for indecision. Chandrika Nath shows how to communicate uncertainty to policymakers.