News and Events
icipe e-bulletin: Volume 12, Issue No. 2, 2022
We are most pleased to present this bountiful issue of the icipe Newsletter, covering July – December 2022. Click here to view: Volume 12, Issue No. 2, 2022 (pdf)
Case story: Women-Led Beekeeping Enterprise
Testament of women’s potential and indispensable role in sustainable development in Ethiopia, and in Africa in general
Case story: New Niches and Novel Enterprises
Gore, a town in southwestern Ethiopia, located in the Metu–Gore–Tepi montane moist forest ecosystem, in Ale district, Illubabor Zone, Oromia Region, is known for its honey. The town’s prime location, high altitude of 2085 metres (6,841 feet), as well as diverse flora, makes it ideal for beekeeping, which has historically been practised using traditional methods.
Three years of the MOYESH project: A model for holistic, inclusive development, and circular economies, through beekeeping and sericulture farming
In October 2019, the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and Ethiopia Jobs Creation Commission (JCC), launched the More Young Entrepreneurs in Silk and Honey (MOYESH) project.
Nigeria Invests US$4million in PASET’s Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund
NAIROBI, November 14, 2022 — On November 3, the Government of Nigeria has announced a contribution of US$4million, through the World Bank-funded Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence for Development Impact Project (ACE-Impact), to the Partnership for Skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology’s (PASET) Re