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03.02.2020

Insect of the Month (February): Tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta

The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe). 

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10.01.2020

Insect of the Month (January): Camel fly, Hippobosca camelina

The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe). 

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01.11.2019

icipe launches initiative to benefit 100,000 youth in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 31 October 2019: The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and Ethiopia Jobs Creation Commission (JCC), today launched a USD 55,601,322, five-year initiative that aims to see 100,000 young men and women in Ethiopia sec

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26.09.2019

icipe Director General honoured for research impact on African farmers

26 September 2019 — St Louis, Missouri, USA, 25 – 27 September 2019: icipe Director General (DG) & CEO, Dr Segenet Kelemu, has been recognised as the 2019 Science Honoree of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, an institution that aims to improve human condition through plant science (https://www.danforthcenter.org/)

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02.07.2019

Zebras offer leads to control tsetse flies

Zebras, specifically odours found in their skin, may provide leads to boost the management of the deadly and devastating African trypanosomosis disease, which is transmitted by tsetse flies to people and livestock.

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