icipe Director General participates in Women’s Forum Mauritius
The icipe Director General (DG), Dr Segenet Kelemu, was one of the scientists, policymakers, and business leaders across the globe participating in the Women’s Forum Mauritius (21 – 22 June 2016).
Trainings for improved beekeeping technologies and pollination services
icipe is implementing a project aimed at providing alternative livelihoods for food and income security among communities targeted by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) country programmes.
Adaptation for Ecosystem Resilience in Africa project
The Adaptation for Ecosystem Resilience in Africa (AFERIA) project, an initiative funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland, to disseminate the findings of the Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security in Eastern Africa (CHIESA), which was implemented between 2010 - 2015, has started.
Coverage for AFERIA has been obtained in the following media:
Domestication and commercialisation of medicinal herbs
The Muliru Farmers Conservation Group, a community initiative supported by icipe and partners, and its pioneering activities on the domestication and commercialisation of medicinal herbs grown on the periphery of Kakamega forest, Kenya, has recently received the following media coverage:
icipe to participate in new PhD programme
icipe is one of 14 universities (7 in Africa and 7 from the UK universities) that will participate in a PhD scholarship programme recently launched by the President of the Republic of Mauritius, Professor Ameena Gurib-Fakim, in her capacity as Vice President of Planet Earth Institute Foundation. Media coverage has been obtained as follows: