Awards and Recognitions


David Tchouassi appointed TWAS Young Affiliate

David Tchouassi, a scientist in icipe’s Behavioural and Chemical Ecology Unit (BCEU), has been selected as a Young Affiliate of TWAS, The World Academy of Science, by the organisation’s Regional Office for sub Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA). 


Zeyaur Khan, Leader of the icipe push-pull programme, inducted as a member of TWAS

Prof. Zeyaur Khan, icipe Thomas Risley Odhiambo Distinguished Fellow and leader of the widely-reputed push-pull programme, has been elected a Fellow of TWAS, The World Academy of Sciences (


Major international prize to push-pull lead scientist, icipe’s Prof Zeyaur Khan

17.03.2015: icipe researcher Prof Zeyaur Khan has won the prestigious Louis Malassis Prize for Outstanding Career in Agricultural Development, awarded on Monday March 16, 2015 during a special session of the 3rd Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture in Montpellier, France by the Agropolis Foundation.


Muliru Farmers Conservation Group wins NETFUND Green Innovations Award

a community group based adjacent to Kakamega forest, which is supported by icipe and partners in the mission of improving its members’ llivelihoods while conserving the forest, won two prestigious awards and a training package from the Government of Kenya, funded by the Swedish Government: the overall NETFUND Green Innovations Award, 2014 and the water thematic area NETFUND Gr


Baldwyin Torto, Head of Behavioural and Chemical Ecology Unit, appointed a Fellow of AAS

In April 2014, Prof. Baldwyn Torto was inducted as a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS). He was also selected to serve as a member of AAS’s Commission on Sciences Education, one of four established to build capacity and set the agenda for science in Africa. He has also been invited by AAS to serve on the jury for the award of the Africa Union Prizes.