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Sunday, 26th July, 2009   

THE Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) plans to open a science and information technology (ICT) industrial park at Busitema University in Busia district, writes Faustine Odeke.

The UIA executive director, Maggie Kigozi, said the park would generate income for the university and help transform the economy.

She was speaking during a tour by the UIA directors to the proposed site. Busitema vice-chancellor, Prof. Mary Okwakol, said the university, which has 1,300 acres of land, was willing to offer 200 acres for the project.

Okwakol noted that the park would promote product development and innovation.

Article extracted from the New Vision

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