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Face à l’explosion de la demande continentale, les gouvernements africains tiennent leurs promesses en matière de formation avancée en sciences appliquées et en technologie

Press Releases19 Mar 2021

Un total de sept gouvernements africains ont rejoint le Fonds régional pour les bourses d’études…

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African governments make good their pledges for advanced training in applied sciences and technology, as continental demand soars

Press Releases19 Mar 2021

A total of seven African governments have joined the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF),…

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RSIF measures to ensure implementation continuity and student support during the COVID-19 pandemic

Press Releases27 Oct 2020

The entire higher education, science and technology community has been challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic….

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Call for Applications from Universities/Africa Centers of Excellence in sub-Saharan Africa to become PASET-RSIF Host Universities

Press Releases23 Sep 2020

Opening date: 25th September 2020 Closing date for applications: 23rd November 2020 The Partnership for…

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Icipe holds a Seminar on Enhancing Women’s Participation in PhD Programs and Research in Africa

Press Releases13 Jun 2020

Women’s participation in research remains low in Africa, with women making up only 30% of…

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RSIF Holds Orientation Training Workshop for Cohort II scholars

Press Releases03 Jun 2020

The Regional Scholarship and Innovation fund (RSIF) is organizing a six-day orientation and training workshop…

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Press Release: Major scholarship opportunity for African scientists

Press Releases04 May 2020

PASET-RSIF, Africa’s first Pan African Fund to support doctoral training, research and innovation, announces a…

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COVID-19

Press Releases15 Apr 2020

  COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY, IN THE CONTEXT…

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Postponement of RSIF Technical Annual Learning Meeting

Press Releases13 Mar 2020

After reviewing the current prevailing circumstances on the evolving Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic and the…

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Significant milestone for doctoral training, research and innovation in Africa

Press Releases14 Nov 2019

Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, 7 October 2019: The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe),…

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Media Invitation: Forum to deliberate strengthening of ASET training in Africa

Press Releases07 Oct 2019

Nairobi, Kenya – On Monday, 7 October, the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology…

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African Host Universities visit Keio University’s Graduate School of System Design and Management

Press Releases06 Sep 2019

The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) Regional Scholarship and Innovation…

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Press Releases07 Aug 2019

RSIF Institutional Capacity Building Program (RSIF- ICBP) The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering…

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Delegation from the German Bundestang (Federal Parliament) visits icipe

Press Releases23 Jul 2019

On July 11, 2019, icipe was honored to host members of the Committee of Education,…

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Scholarship Opportunity for African Scientists

Press Releases26 Jun 2019

Press Release 26 June 2019 Major scholarship opportunity for African scientists PASET-RSIF, Africa’s most innovative…

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Two International Partner Institutions join Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF)

Articles10 Sep 2021

Two more International Institutions have  joined the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) as International…

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Benefits to RSIF Contributing Governments

Articles31 Aug 2021

RSIF is unique in being an African government-led science fund for Africa. The program, which…

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Four African universities join Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF)

Articles19 Aug 2021

  Four more universities have joined the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) as African…

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RSIF Cohort lll Orientation week was a good start for my PhD Journey

Articles12 Aug 2021

By Hellen Ngunya Mutua The eagerly awaited session since the reception of my congratulatory note…

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My dream is to mentor young scientists

Articles26 Jul 2021

Richard Kipyegon Koech is a Kenyan RSIF Scholarship recipient pursing a PhD in Material science…

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My Communication internship experience with RSIF

Articles26 Jul 2021

  By Yvonne Ndegwa, Former communications research intern  February-April 2021) at RSIF “…. This is…

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Thought piece on Decolonising Knowledge in Africa

Articles09 Jul 2021

  We are pleased to share with you a Thought Leadership column by icipe Director General…

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icipe holds orientation workshop for 102 newly recruited PASET-RSIF PhD Scholars

Articles08 Jul 2021

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), the Regional Coordination Unit for the…

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I am on a mission to improve cowpea breeding in Africa

Articles05 Jul 2021

The Republic of Benin in West Africa is his home country and Frejus SODEDJI, is…

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Nicknamed “Professseur” by my peers, I was inspired to pursue a PhD

Articles05 Jul 2021

Jean Baptiste HABINSHUTI from Rwanda is a PASET-RSIF Scholar in Material Science and Engineering at…

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My knowledge and dreams are transformed into meaningful skills because of RSIF

Articles05 Jul 2021

What it meant to get scholarship for this PhD? Jeanne Pauline Munganyinka is a PASET/RSIF…

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The RSIF Scholarship salvaged my career dreams

Articles24 Jun 2021

Emmanuel Effah is Ghanaian by birth, male and a Ph.D. student in the Department of…

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I will contribute to the fight against infectious diseases in Africa

Articles24 Jun 2021

Jean Nepomuscene Hakizimana is a Rwandan pursuing his Ph.D. studies in Food security and Agribusiness…

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RSIF Scholar Mabwi Humphrey desires to use his PhD to find solutions linked to food, nutrition and health

Articles24 Jun 2021

Mabwi Humphrey’s journey to his PhD studies began with his desire to join academia as…

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Technology and education are the foundation to bettering life in society

Articles16 Jun 2021

According to the Gender strategy of the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF), the program…

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Building Innovative Systems and Adoption of ICTs for Agriculture in West Africa

Articles07 Jun 2021

The Inception meeting for the project on Accelerating inclusive green growth through agri-based digital innovation…

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RSIF: An initiative on the rise

Articles02 Jun 2021

In May 2021, the Government of Mozambique signed an agreement with icipe, for the investment…

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RSIF 10th Webinar: Potential of underutilized food resources: Insects for food, feed and other uses

Articles29 Apr 2021

Africa, especially Sub-Saharan Africa region is highly biodiverse with large rural populations that are highly…

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IWD 2021 – Future Women Leaders. Spaces, Time and Temperature

Articles09 Mar 2021

Susan Ojochide (Nigeria), talks about her research that will contribute to tackling one of Africa’s…

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IWD 2021 – Future Women Leaders. Agriculture 4.0

Articles08 Mar 2021

Fatoumata THIAM (Senegal), talks about her groundbreaking research on Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence in…

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IWD 2021 – Future Women Leaders. Crops for Health

Articles08 Mar 2021

Sylvia Wairimu Maina (Kenya), talks about her PhD research on the nutritional and health benefits…

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Intellectual Property Rights Management Underpinning Successful International Collaboration

Articles05 Mar 2021

As countries seek new ways to strengthen their economies including through diversification, the need for…

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Celebrating #WomenInScience and our first 30 female RSIF PhD Students

Articles09 Feb 2021

Addressing imbalances in the number of women and disadvantaged groups in applied sciences, engineering and…

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icipe led consortium wins funding to “unlock” the transformative potential of digital technologies

Articles01 Dec 2020

icipe, the Regional Coordination Unit for the Regional Scholarships and Innovation Fund has been selected…

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President Kenyatta calls for Increased Investment for Research and Development in Africa

Articles, Program News25 Nov 2020

Speaking at the 50th anniversary celebrations of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology…

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Her Journey to the PhD: Petronille Dusingizimana

Articles21 Oct 2020

Ms. Petronille Dusingizimana comes from Rwanda and is pursuing her PhD in climate change, bioversity…

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Jean Baptiste Habinshuti’s experience during COVID-19 Crisis

Articles05 Oct 2020

I am on sandwich program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), USA. The first time that…

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My Experience as an RSIF PhD Scholar at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology by Waema Maxwell Wambua

Articles14 Sep 2020

When I received the official invitation for PhD sandwich placement at the Korea Institute of…

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Promoting Doctoral Training for Prosperity in Africa

Articles04 Sep 2020

Eusebius J. Mukhwana, PhD Director General and CEO Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) Nairobi, Kenya…

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Life, study and research at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST): RSIF PhD scholar Sylvia Wairimu Maina’s story

Articles, Stories15 Jun 2020

My research title is “Deciphering Biosynthesis of Bioactive compounds in African Cabbage (Cleome gynandra)”. I…

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Supporting More Female PhD Scholars to Bridge the Gender Gap

Videos06 May 2021

Women’s participation in research in Africa remains low, making up 30% of the science community….

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Young Innovators

Videos05 Feb 2021
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Policymakers Perspective

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Meet Fenet Belay Daba. An RSIF PhD student at the Bayero University Kano, Nigeria

Videos05 Feb 2021
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How to increase the value of intellectual assets in an academic and research setting

Videos02 Feb 2021

This is a recording of the 6th RSIF Monthly Webinar Series hosted by the RSIF…

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H. E. President Uhuru Kenyatta’s speech at the icipe@50 event.

Videos25 Nov 2020
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President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, speaks about RSIF at the icipe@50 event.

Videos25 Nov 2020

Current chair of PASET, H.E. President Kenyatta calls for increased investment for research and development…

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RSIF Cohort I students video

Videos17 Nov 2020
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Meet Mengesha Haftu. An RSIF student at the Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Côte d’Ivoire.

Videos17 Nov 2020
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Meet Kay Nyakundi. An RSIF PhD student at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Videos17 Nov 2020
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Meet Barbara Kabwiga Asingwire. An RSIF PhD scholar at the University of Rwanda, Rwanda

Videos17 Nov 2020
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Meet Jacinta Okwako an RSIF PhD student at the University of Nairobi, Kenya

Videos17 Nov 2020
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Meet Grace Gachara an RSIF PhD scholar at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania.

Videos14 Nov 2020
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An overview of the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund

Videos14 Nov 2020
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Destination Digital Africa – Preparing Our Youth for the Future

Videos26 Aug 2020
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The call for application for PASET RSIF PhD Scholarships is now open.

Videos13 May 2020
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Africa, Science, Technology and Innovation – Thoughts, Ideas and Hope for PASET RSIF PhD Scholars.

Videos13 Jun 2019

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