News and Events
Insects: An Overlooked Food Source
March 2015: icipe publishes a quarterly scientific journal, the International Journal of Tropical Insect Science. In this foreword to Volume 35, Issue 1, published in March 2015, the Editor in Chief (the Director General of icipe) called for more research into edible insects.
Community-based adaptation action planning in northern Tanzania
March 2015: The CHIESA project, led by icipe, is working across East Africa to help communities adapt to the effects of climate change. Project coordinator Tino Johansson writes about their work in the Pangani River basin, in the Mt Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania:
icipe scholars encourage schoolgirls on science careers
Nairobi, Kenya, 1 February 2015: Careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) have long been regarded as male dominated, and girls are often hesitant to study STEM courses at university.
Farewell interview with Prof Christian Borgemeister, icipe Director General, 2005 - 2013
On 30 September 2013, Prof Christian Borgemeister left icipe after eight years as the Centre’s Director General. In this interview, he discusses the Centre’s accomplishments during his tenure as its chief executive officer.
Dr Hans R. Herren, former icipe Director General, speaks about his tenure
My appointment as the Director General of icipe came 15 years into what was a chance sojourn in Africa.