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TUNZA Ecogeneration Environmental Research and Innovations Expo

by DAVID CHAPOLOKO | 01-02-2020 03:15 recommendations 0

We finally managed as TUNZA Ecogeneration to hold the evironmental Research and Innovations Expo. Perharps the largest event i have personally convened throughout my career as an active environmentalist.


The Event took place on the 31st of January 2020. The event was held at the Copperbelt University's American corner and commemorated under the theme 'Harnessing Research and innovationsfor a sustainable Environment'.


It was officiated by the Area member of parliament as guest of honor and in partnership with key stakeholders such as the Copperbelt University School of Natural Resources, the Copperbelt University Directorate of Research and innovations, my Organisation Passion for Greens, the Junior engineers technicians and scientists JETS, the Zambia Network for Environmental Educators and Practitioners and many other NGOs and societies.


It was covered by the national television, the Zambian National Broadcasting Corporation ZNBC, And it was recognised among the the historic and one of the largest related events in the environment sector in Zambia. 


The event was intended to showcase practical social and technological innovations aimed at enhancing a green clean and sustainable environment in order to realize the potential for empowerment, employability and inventiveness. It also helped to identify and recognize young environmental innovators and researchers as well as identify innovations that can be replicated and up scaled.


 It also provided a platform for engagement among innovators and their innovations, including education practitioners, researchers, learners, policy makers and financiers. It is also an essential lever in encouraging youths to take interest and actively engage in solving environmental problems affecting the country such as climate change, food shortages, environmental degradation, deforestation and global warming among others in order to achieve the sustainable environment agenda across the country and globe at large.


The results were amazing, we managed to identify and recognise over 20 innovators and researchers from Junior to higher education with amazing exhibitions whom we managed to award certificates. 


TUNZA Ecogeneration was highly commended for the initiative and people showed thirst for more of such events as we used part of the promotional goods and gave the very important guests some eco gifts as show of appreciation for their coming. 


Going forward we intend to Launch of the Zambia Environmental Researchers and Innovators Network (ZERIN). A network that will create a platform of interaction among environment researchers and innovators as well as a bridge between related government agencies and relevant stakeholders with researchers and innovators. 


We hope for the best, and many thanks to TUNZA Ecogeneration for such a platform and experience..


Untill we paint it green. 


Green Cheers from Zambia.
 
Speech by ambassadorPresenting eco giftsTUNZACertificatesAuditoriumCertificates presentationExhibition

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15 Comments

  • Hema Sapkota says :
    Greeting david
    I hope you are doing well!
    Thank you so much for this report!
    Keep writing
    Green cheers
    Regards
    Hema
    Posted 22-03-2020 11:23

  • DAVID CHAPOLOKO says :
    Thank you very much. Green Cheers
    Posted 09-02-2020 23:16

  • Jasmine Karki says :
    Greetings
    I do hope you are doing great.

    Thank you so much for this wonderful report!!
    Hope to read more from you ..

    Green cheers!!
    Regards,
    Jasmine karki
    Posted 09-02-2020 16:43

  • DAVID CHAPOLOKO says :
    Hai mentor Lisa. Thanks a lot for the inspiring remarks. I am so grateful and humbled. I will keep doing my best. Thanks
    Posted 06-02-2020 02:55

  • Lisa Mentor says :
    Hey David!
    It's your mentor Lisa.

    I am so grateful that the event was such a success! Much respect to you my friend on contributing not only to this great community of Tunza but to the people of your country!! I can't believe that you made this event on TV as well. I am sure that many young people were motivated and inspired by you!
    I think it's always nice to see how you always aim for the really big goals and work so hard to make them come true. I learn a lot from you friend:)

    Nice work and thank you for sharing such an amazing news!
    Posted 05-02-2020 21:50

  • DAVID CHAPOLOKO says :
    Thank you so much Sandhya. You inspire me too. Let's keep working for the good of humanity. Green Cheers from Zambia
    Posted 05-02-2020 12:19

Sandhya Adhikari

  • Sandhya Adhikari says :
    Hello David,
    Greeting from Nepal,

    You are really a great source of inspiration to me too,

    And of course we will actively work until we paint green,

    Thanks for the programme and the great report,

    Yours,
    Sandhya
    Posted 05-02-2020 12:12

  • DAVID CHAPOLOKO says :
    Thank you so much mentor Hyeongmin. Am so grateful for the inspiring comment. I will keep on doing my best. Green cheers
    Posted 05-02-2020 02:28

  • Hyeongmin Mentor says :
    Hello David

    What a nice program you organized!
    I'm sure some great idea have been shared through the program, and some of them will actually change the world in the near future.
    Programs like this where people can share their ideas are actually really good in the sense that some ideas can be combined to make even more productive ideas. Since most of the environmental issues can be resolved with innovations, I hope you continue with this great program!

    Thank you for sharing your great experience.
    Posted 04-02-2020 12:44

  • DAVID CHAPOLOKO says :
    Thank you so much for the inspiring remarks. Always do my best. Until we paint it green.
    Posted 03-02-2020 23:06

Kushal Naharki

  • Kushal Naharki says :
    Hello David

    I do hope that you are fine and doing great with your works.
    Thank you for your report about your great event. Keep up with your great program. Congratulations on the successful co mpletion of the program

    Green Cheers from Nepal :)
    Keep writing great reports.
    We are eager to read more reports from you.

    Regards,
    Kushal Naharki

    Posted 03-02-2020 16:48

  • DAVID CHAPOLOKO says :
    Arjun Anand thank you so much
    Posted 02-02-2020 04:59

Arjun Anand

  • Arjun Anand says :
    David
    Congratulations for being aired in Zambian TV and introducing tunza to your nation . Special congratulations to club the idea of innovation with Environment.
    regards
    Arjun
    UAE
    Posted 02-02-2020 01:15

  • DAVID CHAPOLOKO says :
    Thank you so much Asmita Gaire. Am doing great thanks. Thanks for your inspiring comment. Let's keep it green.
    Posted 01-02-2020 15:58

Asmita Gaire

  • Asmita Gaire says :
    Greetings David
    I hope you are doing well
    Until we paint green it really touched me.

    Thank you so much for this great report
    I hope to read more from you
    Green cheers

    Regards
    Asmita Gaire
    Posted 01-02-2020 13:13

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