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02.07.2019

Zebras offer leads to control tsetse flies

Zebras, specifically odours found in their skin, may provide leads to boost the management of the deadly and devastating African trypanosomosis disease, which is transmitted by tsetse flies to people and livestock.

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27.06.2019

Major scholarship opportunity for African scientists

PASET-RSIF, Africa’s most innovative doctoral training initiative, announces Call for PhD funding

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21.05.2019

Biographies: PASET–RSIF scholars

In 2018, icipe was selected to manage the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF), an initiative aimed at strengthening doctoral training, as well as research and innovation in applied sciences, engineering and technology (ASET), in Africa.

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02.05.2019

Global honour for icipe scientist – Prof. Baldwyn Torto awarded Agropolis Louis Malassis International Prize

Professor Baldwyn Torto, Principal Scientist and Head, Behavioural and Chemical Ecology (BCEU), at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Kenya, has been awarded the 2019 Agropolis Louis Malassis International Prize for Food and Agriculture, under the Outstanding Career in Agricultural Development category (See: 

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18.04.2019

icipe Director General honoured by alma mater

icipe Director General, Dr Segenet Kelemu, has been selected a 2019 College of Agriculture Alumni Fellow of Kansas State University, USA. Dr Kelemu earned a PhD in molecular biology and plant pathology from Kansas State University in 1989, after attaining an MSc at Montana State, USA, in 1985, and a Bachelors degree from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, in 1979.

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