Charles Midega

Charles Midega

Senior Research Scientist

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)


A distinguished international agricultural scientist and Marquis Who’s Who in the World biographee; agricultural development expert and leader of agricultural systems' research (R4D and innovation platforms), with expertise in farming system characterization and development of Integrated Pest and Disease Management Approaches-including biological control (constructed by exploiting chemical ecology of tritrophic interactions involving plants, herbivores/vectors and natural enemies), judicious use of synthetic products, innate plant defenses, plant signaling and cultural control; adaptation of farming systems to farmer typologies in the context of enterprise development, and climate change; technology up-scaling through strategic partnerships and cost-effective, target specific pathways; program manager, with expertise ranging from participatory problem identification to participatory M&E and impact assessment.

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