News and Events
Combating the fall armyworm in Africa – The European Union (EU) provides new funding to icipe
Nairobi, 19 December 2018: The European Commission Directorate for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), has committed to strengthen the efforts of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), in the management of the fall armyworm in Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
Launch of The New Phase of The Pan African Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund
Nairobi, Kenya, 24 November 2018: The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) has signed an agreement with the Pan African Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF), one of the flagship programs of the Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) for the Centre to administer the Pan African Regional Scholarship and I
New edible cricket species discovered in Kenya
Researchers at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in Nairobi, Kenya, have discovered a new, previously undescribed edible cricket with great promise for mass production for human consumption and inclusion as an alternative protein ingredient in animal feeds.
Fall armyworm information sharing session
On 18 September, icipe held an information sharing on the management of the fall armyworm in Africa for ambassadors and representatives of African governments and beyond, national research systems, international organisations and members of the press.
icipe Solar PV Plants officially commissioned
Nairobi, Kenya, 28 September 2018 – The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) has officially commissioned two solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants — at its Duduville Campus headquarters in Kasarani, Nairobi, and at the Thomas Odhiambo Campus on the shores of Lake Victoria. The USD2.5 million system is funded by the Swiss Agency for Devel