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A plan to stave off extinction for Namibia's vital Devil’s Claw medicinal plant

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© CITES Secretariat/Henry Pidoux
By: Brent Gregston
7 min

Namibia is the largest exporter of a medicinal plant called Devil’s Claw. It is a source of income for 10 000 mostly poor families. But Devil’s Claw is now threatened with extinction. Gladys Kahaka, a Namibian Scientist, is trying to save the plant by studying its genes in order to grow it on a larger scale.  

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