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04.11.2022

IKEA Foundation provides USD 5 million grant to icipe, for a One Health initiative that will contribute to a resilient, circular, and regenerative food system in eastern Africa

4 November 2022: In eastern Africa, a myriad of interconnected developmental challenges persists. They include the imperative to improve food and nutritional security, create novel income generation and job creation opportunities especially for women and the youth, and build cleaner, healthier, and more resilient environments.

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02.11.2022

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) to provide core contribution to icipe

New partnership will boost Africa-Australia linkages; and Africa-Asia-Pacific connections

Brisbane, Australia, 2 November 2022: The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), has signed a Partnership Agreement, with icipe, to provide the Centre annual core funding.  

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19.10.2022

New evidence on the superiority of insect-based animal feeds

icipe present findings that black soldier fly based meals increase beneficial bacteria in the gut of poultry, thus promoting health and growth of poultry, and pre-empting over-reliance on antibiotics.

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01.09.2022

Achieving workplace equity

Gender inequality in the workplace is a global problem. Segenet Kelemu describes how she has used her role as CEO of a research centre to create a more equitable workplace for all.

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31.08.2022

icipe discovers trypanosome biomarkers and develops an inclusive diagnostic innovation for African animal trypanosomosis

Every year in Africa, three million cattle succumb to African animal trypanosomosis, a debilitating disease of livestock that is caused by trypanosome parasites, which are mainly transmitted by tsetse flies, and mechanically by other biting flies.

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