Awards and Recognitions


icipe Director General, Dr Segenet Kelemu receives multiple honours in 2014

In 2014, icipe Director General, Dr Segenet Kelemu was accorded multiple honours from a variety of international organisations.  


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.