News and Events
Insect of the Month: Camel fly, Hippobosca camelina
Hippobosca camelina, also known as camel fly or camel ked, feeds only on blood and is present year-round in dry and humid areas. Its major host is the camel but they can also feed on goats, sheep, cattle, wild animals and humans.
RE-ADVERTISEMENT – Two PhD positions to work on Fall armyworm under the Plant Health Theme at icipe
icipe is offering two PhD positions, one working on plant-based biorationals for management of Fall armyworm and the other working on factors influencing the ability of maize to compensate for damage by FAW.
ARPPIS-DAAD PhD Scholarships for Study at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Kenya
icipe, in partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) In-Country/In-Region PhD Scholarships Programme and African university partners, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for PhD scholarships in the African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Sciences (ARPPIS).
icipe launches initiative to benefit 100,000 youth in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 31 October 2019: The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and Ethiopia Jobs Creation Commission (JCC), today launched a USD 55,601,322, five-year initiative that aims to see 100,000 young men and women in Ethiopia sec
icipe Director General honoured for research impact on African farmers
26 September 2019 — St Louis, Missouri, USA, 25 – 27 September 2019: icipe Director General (DG) & CEO, Dr Segenet Kelemu, has been recognised as the 2019 Science Honoree of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, an institution that aims to improve human condition through plant science (https://www.danforthcenter.org/)