Call for Applications for a Food Safety and Waste Management Consultant for the icipe–International Development Research Centre (IDRC)/Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) funded “Insect Feed for Poultry and Fish” (INSFEED) project

Call for Applications for a Food Safety and Waste Management Consultant for the icipe–International Development Research Centre (IDRC)/Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) funded “Insect Feed for Poultry and Fish” (INSFEED) project Read more

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Call for Applications for Fruit Flies Database Consultant for the icipe FAO-funded “Management of the Asian Fruit Fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) project The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) is interested in contracting an expert database consultant in the field of fruit fly information management (databasing). Read more

Call for Applications for Evaluation of the Biovision-funded “Dissemination and Promotion of Fruit Fly IPM Technologies among Smallholder Growers in Kenya” Project

Call for Applications for Evaluation of the Biovision-funded “Dissemination and Promotion of Fruit Fly IPM Technologies among Smallholder Growers in Kenya” Project The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) is interested in contracting two experts in the fields of: (1) Fruit fly IPM, and (2) Socio-economic impact assessment, to evaluate the fruit flies project entitled: “Dissemination and Promotion of Fruit Fly IPM... Read more

icipe study confirms vital role of the edible stink bug as food, proposes better storage practices for the insect

icipe study confirms vital role of the edible stink bug as food, proposes better storage practices for the insect A recent study by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), has confirmed the nutritional importance of the edible stink bug, which is widely found and eaten in parts of southern Africa. Read more...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Doctoral Research Fellowship on Assessing the Potential of Black Soldier Fly as Protein Subsidy in Poultry, Fish and Pig Feed in Kenya

ANNOUNCEMENT: Doctoral Research Fellowship on Assessing the Potential of Black Soldier Fly as Protein Subsidy in Poultry, Fish and Pig Feed in Kenya icipe is an international scientific research institute, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya that works towards improving lives and livelihoods of people in Africa. Read more...

Bioinformatics training workshop: Next Generation Sequencing Analysis. Nov 30 - Dec 5 2015, <em>icipe</em>

Bioinformatics training workshop: Next Generation Sequencing Analysis. Nov 30 - Dec 5 2015, icipe, Nairobi, Kenya Location: International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Nairobi, Kenya. Date: November 30th – December 5th, 2015. Application deadline: 16th October, 2015 (11:59 p.m. CET). Organizers: Dr Jelena Aleksic, University of Cambridge, UK and Dr Ben Kulohoma, icipe, Kenya Read more...

Invasive weed could increase malaria incidents in East Africa – icipe study

Invasive weed could increase malaria incidents in East Africa – icipe study A highly aggressive invasive weed known scientifically as Parthenium hysterophorus, and within the region as famine weed, could increase malaria incidents in East Africa. Read more...

 Euro 15 million programme launched to disseminate icipe technologies

Euro 15 million programme launched to disseminate icipe technologies Nairobi, Kenya, 26 August 2015 – The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), and partners, have launched a Euro 15 million programme, to support the adoption of the Centre’s technologies and strategies for improved cereal, horticulture and livestock productivity by an estimated 350,000 additional farmers and pastoralists in Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania. Read more...

icipe develops new remote sensing-based methodology, produces world’s first ever flower maps

icipe develops new remote sensing-based methodology, produces world’s first ever flower maps The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), and collaborators have developed a new remote sensing-based methodology to map flowering plants in Africa. Using this methodology, which uniquely combines two hyperspectral mapping formulas, the researchers have produced the world’s first ever floral map. Read more...

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology’s (icipe) climate-smart push-pull helping to stabilise cereal–livestock mixed production systems in East Africa

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology’s (icipe) climate-smart push-pull helping to stabilise cereal–livestock mixed production systems in East Africa A climate-smart version of the icipe push-pull technology is enabling farmers living in some of the East African regions most severely affected by climate change to stabilise their cereal–livestock mixed production systems. Read more...

Mosquito Terminators: A review published by The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) and University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Mosquito Terminators: A review published by The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) and University of Canterbury, New Zealand An extensive review undertaken by icipe and the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, on the only two spider species known to specifically target mosquitoes, Evarcha culicivora and Paracyrba wanlessi has been published in the current issue of the Journal of Arachnology. Read more...

Introducing Muhaka icipe: A new, bizzare wasp discovered in Kenya

Introducing Muhaka icipe: A new, bizzare wasp discovered in Kenya icipe taxonomists in collaboration with colleagues at the Smithsonian Institution, USA, have discovered a new, enigmatic wasp genus and species in Muhaka forest on the south coast of Kenya. Read more...

icipe Annual Report 2014

icipeAnnual Report 2014 icipe has published its Annual Report to present achievements in 2014, which was also Dr Segenet Kelemu’s first year as the Director General of the Centre. Read more...

icipe and collaborators discover 13 new wasp species in Kenya and Burundi

icipe and collaborators discover 13 new wasp species in Kenya and Burundi icipe taxonomists in collaboration with colleagues from the Tropical Entomology Research Institute and the University of Tuscia, both in Italy, have discovered 13 previously unknown wasps species in Kenya and Burundi. Read more...

Eating the desert locust reduces the risk of heart disease

Eating the desert locust reduces the risk of heart disease Eating the meat of the desert locust could be good for your heart, says a study conducted jointly by icipe, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service (USDA/ARS). Read more...

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The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) is interested in contracting an expert Food Safety and Waste Management Consultant in the field of edible insect...

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) is interested in contracting an expert database consultant in the field of fruit fly information management (dat...

Promotion of Fruit Fly IPM Technologies among Smallholder Growers in Kenya” Project The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) is interested in contrac...

A recent study by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), has confirmed the nutritional importance of the edible stink bug, which is widely found and e...

ANNOUNCEMENT (Ref. No. IRS/140/102015) Doctoral Research Fellowship on Assessing the Potential of Black Soldier Fly as Protein Subsidy in Poultry, Fish and Pig Feed in Kenya ici...

Over two-thirds of the population in the developing world are small-scale farmers, many of whom are dependent on livestock for their everyday survival. Improvement of livestock...

Plant health research is icipe's oldest and also its largest research agenda. It has the goal of contributing to improved sustainable food security and environmental health th...

Human activities such as agricultural production and establishment of settlements have reduced the natural environment and its biodiversity. Ninety percent of the land surface has ...

The major objective of icipe’s Capacity Building and Institutional Development Programme is to build human resource capacity in insect science and related areas of the bioscience...

Human health research focuses on anopheline mosquitoes, which transmit the malaria parasites. Malaria is the tropics' most serious infectious disease, affecting more than 500 milli...

Agyeiwaa G., Fening K.O., Ofori D.O., Nguku E. and Raina S.K. (2014) Performance of five bivoltine Bombyx mori L. (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) strains on three mulberry varieties in...

Abd-Alla A., Bergoin M., Parker A.G., Maniania N.K., Vlak J.M., Bourtzis K., Boucias D.G. and Aksoy S. (2013) Improving sterile insect technique (SIT) for tsetse flies throu...

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Addis T., Vollrath F., Raina S.K., Kabaru J.M. and Onyari J. (2012) Study on microstructures of African wild silk cocoon shells and fibers. International Journal of Biological Ma...

Addis T., Raina S.K., Vollrath F., Kabaru J.M., Onyari J. and Nguku E.K. (2011) Study on weight loss and moisture regain of silk cocoon shells and degummed fibers from African wi...

Showcasing Photos of icipe's Journey icipe's Official Opening 20th Anniversary General Historical Photo Gallery ...

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