Duncan Mboyah

Duncan Mboyah is a Freelance Journalist who specializes in writing stories on Science and Development.   He has written hundreds of articles on Climate Change, Environment, Health, Technology and Innovation.  He is currently writing for Xinhua News Agency and Scidev.Net besides working as a Media Consultant. He previously worked for African Woman and Child Feature Service (AWC Features), Biosafety News a Science Newspaper and Kenya News Agency. He has attended various courses and attained Certificates in Heath and Environment Reporting, Certificate in Investigative Journalism, Reporting climate change – organized by Reuters and CGIAR and Certificate in Conflict Sensitive Journalism. He emerged second runners up on Biotechnology Reporting award for the year 2003. The award was organized by the Kenya Union of Journalism (KUJ) in collaboration with the UN Habitat. In 2004 he contributed to a study by Panos on the people’s perception of biotechnology and Genetically Modified foods in East Africa. In 2007 he contributed a chapter on Biotechnology: Eastern African Perspective on Sustainable Development and Trade Policy – Stakeholders Awareness and Participation in Biotechnology Policy Making in Eastern African countries (chapter 44). Duncan has a Bachelor of Science in Communication and Journalism and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism at Moi University, Kenya. He also holds a Diploma in Journalism from Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC). He is the Secretary of Communication for African Network for Environmental Journalists (ANEJ).