News and Events
New edible cricket species discovered in Kenya
Researchers at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in Nairobi, Kenya, have discovered a new, previously undescribed edible cricket with great promise for mass production for human consumption and inclusion as an alternative protein ingredient in animal feeds.
Fall armyworm information sharing session
On 18 September, icipe held an information sharing on the management of the fall armyworm in Africa for ambassadors and representatives of African governments and beyond, national research systems, international organisations and members of the press.
icipe Solar PV Plants officially commissioned
Nairobi, Kenya, 28 September 2018 – The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) has officially commissioned two solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants — at its Duduville Campus headquarters in Kasarani, Nairobi, and at the Thomas Odhiambo Campus on the shores of Lake Victoria. The USD2.5 million system is funded by the Swiss Agency for Devel
icipe in Uganda
icipe opened an office in Uganda in 2012. Based in Tororo, eastern Uganda, the office was mandated to disseminate the Centre’s Push-Pull technology, with support from the programme team based at the icipe Thomas Odhiambo campus, Mbita, on the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya. These early efforts enabled the expansion of the technology to four districts in eastern Uganda.
icipe Director General featured in The CEO Magazine
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Greetings from all of us at icipe.
We are pleased to inform you that icipe Director General, Dr. Segenet Kelemu, has been featured in The CEO Magazine as one of the exceptional leaders from around the world, breaking ground and shattering the glass ceiling.
Please find below a link to the article: