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June 5th, 2015 / The Sunrise, Uganda

thumb.aspx B4FA Fellow Henry Lutaaya writes: Ugandan farmers are losing billions of money to their counterparts in America and other countries, through importation of raw materials used in the pharmaceutical industry, which can be easily produced locally, including Artemisia annua. Pharmacists are blaming the situation on lack of information, misconceptions and perhaps feet-dragging by the government especially in embracing the required technology including modern biotechnology that can facilitate the production of the inputs to supply the industry. Read more