All Media


icipe Director General, Dr Segenet Kelemu, appointed to the United Nations University Council

The icipe Director General, Dr Segenet Kelemu, has been invited to serve in the United Nations University (UNU) Council by the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and Director General of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova.


Research towards curbing illegal game trade

Research by icipe and partners towards using high resolution melting (HRM) analysis approaches developed by the Centre, to  accelerate forensic sequence evidence pipelines required for the prosecution of wildlife/bushmeat traders and facilitate large-scale surveillance of potential wildlife products, has received coverage as follows:


Agreement signing of the icipe solar energy project

In March 2016, icipe signed an agreement with SolarCentury Ltd for the construction of solar plants at the Centre's Duduville and Mbita Point campuses. Coverage for the event has been received as follows:


Young Entrepreneurs in Silk and Honey - YESH launched

In March 2016, icipe and The MasterCard Foundation launched the Young Entrepreneurs in Silk and Honey, at a ceremony officiated by His Excellency Hailemariam Desalegn,Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Coverage for the event has been received as follows: 


Findings on invasive weed and malaria

In October 2015, icipe published findings from its research on the possible impact of Parthenium hysterophorus on malaria epidemic in East Africa, which were covered in the following media outlets: