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Presidential award for Ugandan research stirs up debate

A presidential award for research into using the soapberry plant to kill mosquitoes has stirred up debate over …

29/06/11

Science and politics clash over Ugandan forest

Scientists and politicians are fighting over plans to give away part of a natural forest in Uganda to a sugar …

04/04/07

Wake up to sleeping sickness issue, say scientists

Scientists in Uganda have called for the international community to take more interest in sleeping sickness and …

09/03/07

Uganda gets GM testing tools

New US$50,000 equipment will allow scientists in Uganda and possibly nearby countries to test for genetically …

14/12/06

Network set to boost plant breeding technique

A network of public and private research centres will boost the adoption of plant tissue culture in ten East and …

05/12/06

Uganda 'needs biotech law' to save banana sector

A Ugandan agriculture official says that failing to adopt a biotech law could cost his country billions of dollars.

11/10/06

Mixed response to Uganda's biotech progress

Uganda's efforts to establish national biosafety measures drew blame and praise in equal measure at a meeting last …

29/09/06

US$30m 'millennium science initiative' for Uganda

Uganda will become the latest country to participate in the international Millennium Science Initiative, thanks to …

01/06/06

Climate change hits Africa's Mountains of the Moon

Glaciers in a mountain range straddling the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda are disappearing due to global …

18/05/06

Iranian faces trial in Uganda over AIDS 'cure'

A Uganda-based Iranian will stand trial next month for selling, without official approval, what he claims is a …

15/05/06

Uganda prepares for bird flu

SciDev.Net journalists report on efforts to face bird flu in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

28/10/05

African science policy 'must address bioterror threat'

Policies for developing African science must consider the continent's lack of capacity to face the threat of …

13/10/05

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