News and Events
Newly discovered African crickets fortify African porridge
icipe researchers use insect nutrients to transform continent’s popular staple into a nutritious super-food; create a model for food-to-food biofortification
icipe and Sida renew cooperation to support bioscience research and innovation and foster development of a sustainable bioeconomy in Eastern Africa
Nairobi, Kenya, 31 March 2022: The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) have signed a new five-year cooperation agreement to implement phase III of the Bioresources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development Programme (BioInnovate Africa).
Rwanda achieves landmarks in the insect-based food and feed sector; with the support of icipe and partners
Against a grand vision of mainstreaming edible insects as a way of achieving food security and economic growth, Rwanda has marked two major milestones: the launch of national standards to guide the emergence of the edible insects sector; and the establishment of the country’s first commercial insect-based animal feed plant.
Launch of Emerging Insect Technology Hub (EIT-Hub) between Africa and Australia
Date: 17 March 2022
Time: (GMT) 06.00 – 07:30am (5:00 – 6:30pm AEDT; 9:00 – 10:30am EAT)
Registration link: https://pages.agrifutures.com.au/InsectHubLaunch_Landingpage.html