News and Events

21.12.2018

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.

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26.11.2018

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

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20.11.2018

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.

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02.10.2018

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.

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28.09.2018

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

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