Welcome to National Science and Technology Council

The National Science and Technology Council is a statutory body through which the Government of the republic of Zambia directs policy on the development and application of science and technology in the country. It was established by the Science and Technology Act No. 26 of 1997.

Science and Technology in Zambia is guided by the National Policy on Science & Technology.

The broad objective of NSTC, as stipulated in the S&T Act No. 26 of 1997 is to promote science and technology so as to improve the quality of life in Zambia.



This year’s symposium will be focused on two (2) thematic areas namely (i) Solar Energy and (ii) Public Health. Conference sessions will be organized around multiple sub-themes.

For more details, kindly download the Call by clicking the following link: Call for Abstracts_NSTC-DFG-FNI Joint Research Symposium