News and Events

05.05.2017

Insects and Climate Change

When many people think of animals in relation to climate change, endangered species like the polar bear often come to mind. Yet, infact, the vast majority of species affected by climate change are insects.

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05.05.2017

Malaria and irrigation

As is the case with many sub Saharan with the Kenya National Irrigation Board, Africa countries, Kenya is currently embarking on a number of large irrigation projects, as a way of reducing over- reliance on rainfed agriculture.

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12.04.2017

US$ 5 Million Funding Kitty for eastern African science innovators announced

A three-year grant fund totalling US$ 5 million has been announced, to enable scientists, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in eastern Africa work together to turn innovative ideas and technologies based on biological sciences into viable businesses.

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29.03.2017

Fruit fly bait production facility launched in Kenya

Plant will produce icipe Fruitfly Mania™

A facility to commercially produce a protein bait known as Fruitfly Mania™, a product developed through research by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) for the control of fruit flies, has been launched in Kenya.

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29.03.2017

Fruit fly bait production facility launched in Kenya

Plant will produce icipe Fruitfly Mania™

A facility to commercially produce a protein bait known as Fruitfly Mania™, a product developed through research by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) for the control of fruit flies, has been launched in Kenya.

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