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.

UPCOMING EVENT: 2017 Global Research Council (GRC) Africa Regional Meeting

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The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) of Zambia in collaboration with  the National Commission for Science and Technology (NCST) of Malawi will co-host the Global Research Council (GRC) Africa Regional meeting from the 22nd – 24th of November 2017 in Livingstone, Zambia.  The  Global Research Council is dedicated to promoting the sharing of data and best practices for high-quality collaboration among funding agencies worldwide. Since its inception in 2012, the GRC hosts annual meetings attended by approximately 60 heads of research councils from around the world, as well as high-ranking observers from global science agencies, university associations and research policy organizations. 



For any information or inquiries contact NSTC on +260 211 255854 or email nstc@nstc.org.zm

More information about this event will be provided on this website and the official NSTC Facebook page