Training and capacity building of young generations and re-tooling existing and long-serving researchers are pillars of icipe’s work and key to ensuring sustainability of icipe’s research and product development. The SSIA involves in capacity building of partners and graduate students (MSc and PhD) doing cutting-edge research through application of advanced economic methods and tools. Further, the SSIA is involved in the outreach of research products, through various dissemination pathways (such as peer reviewed journals, workshops, seminars, symposium, meeting and websites).