News and Events

05.12.2015

icipe Science Days

On 9 and 10 November 2015 icipe held two science days, intended as a chance for diverse stakeholders to engage with the Centre’s world-class scientific breakthroughs and extensive contributions to food security, health improvement and poverty reduction in Africa.

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29.09.2015

Invasive weed could increase malaria incidents in East Africa

A highly aggressive invasive weed known scientifically as Parthenium hysterophorus, and within the region as famine weed, could increase malaria incidents in East Africa. 

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26.08.2015

Euro 15M programme to disseminate icipe technologies

26.08.2015 – icipe and partners, have launched a Euro 15 million programme, to support the adoption of the Centre’s technologies and strategies for improved cereal, horticulture and livestock productivity by an estimated 350,000 additional farmers and pastoralists in Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania.

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20.08.2015

icipe develops new remote sensing-based methodology

20.08.2015: icipe and collaborators have developed a new remote sensing-based methodology to map flowering plants in Africa. Using this methodology, which uniquely combines two hyperspectral mapping formulas, the researchers have produced the world’s first ever floral map.

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15.07.2015

icipe climate-smart push-pull benefitting farmers in East Africa

17 July 2015: A climate-smart version of the icipe push-pull technology is enabling farmers living in some of the East African regions most severely affected by climate change to stabilise their cereal–livestock mixed production systems.

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