scidev.netan independent news network operated byCAB International (CABI)- 根据联合国条约协议建立的非营利组织，并于1988年1月11日在联合国注册为国际条约。
我们在2013 - 2017年战略的目的是鼓励在政策，计划和项目中的科学和技术意识，这些政策，计划和项目有助于发展中国家穷人的福祉。我们希望通过促进对有用和值得信赖的信息的访问，并支持交付和维持这种主流策略的能力来实现这一目标。
In our new strategic focus we will commit our core business capacities to convening the science community, mainstream development stakeholders and public policy in developing countries.
- Analysis of research findings, exploring socioeconomic implications and facilitating local relevance
- 支持和维持吸收研究的能力，，，，including working with partners to provide specialist training on communicating science
- Space and incentives for key relationships with champions of science and technology
Accuracy is fundamental to SciDev.Net, so we strive to make sure that our output is well sourced, based on sound evidence and presented clearly. We avoid speculation and endeavour to be honest about the limits of our knowledge. We ensure accuracy by checking and crosschecking facts and figures, as well as by using reputable sources.
scidev.netmakes every effort to be open, honest and straightforward in its dealings with contributors, audiences and the people and institutions we feature in our content. As a media outlet, we understand our legal obligations and respect confidentiality. Individuals and organisations represented in our output will always have a right to reply. We have a robust complaints procedure.
A commitment to impartiality
Impartiality is a key to our work and so is applied across all our editorial output. Where possible, we strive to avoid bias on controversial subjects. We believe in editorial integrity and independence. Our editorial impartiality is not influenced by political or commercial pressures. Our funding arrangements do not affect our editorial decisions.
A commitment to respecting privacy
We believe that all our audience has a right to privacy and dignity.Where we create our own multimedia content or take photographs, we ask people featured for their consent. We do not make secret recordings. We do not pass on contributors’ personal details, comments or personal information to third parties without consent from the contributor. We respect our legal obligations under the United Kingdom’s Data Protection Act 1998.
A commitment to equitable and sustainable development
We want to see a more equitable and just world and recognise the importance of the concept of wellbeing in global development. Above all, SciDev.Net is committed to supporting the contribution that science and technology can make to global development through access to and interrogation of the knowledge that underpins it.
scidev.netoriginated from a project set up by news staff at the journal Nature, with financial assistance from the Wellcome Trust and the UK Department for International Development (DfID). The SciDev.Net website was officially launched on 3 December 2001.
scidev.netheld its first workshop, in collaboration with the InterAcademy Panel, on science in the media in Tobago in February 2001. Since then we have collaborated with partners to deliver numerous specialist science communication workshops for journalists and other professional communicators across the world.