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Title : Mr. Dr
Name : Dennis Ndolo
Country : South Africa
Organisation name : International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
E-mail : ndolo@icgeb.org
Telephone : +27214047693
Web address : https://www.icgeb.org/biopesticides/

My expertise / skills : Dr. Dennis Ndolo is Group Leader – Biopesticides, at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. He focuses mainly on programmes involving policy and regulatory aspects impacting biopesticide research and development.

Latest publications:

Ndolo et al (in press) Research and development of biopesticides: challenges and prospects. Outlooks in Pest Management
Ndolo et al (2018) Tri-trophic impacts of Bt-transgenic maize on parasitoid size and fluctuating asymmetry in native vs. novel host-parasitoid interactions in East Africa. Insects 9: 38.
Ndolo et al (2018) A curriculum-based approach to teaching biosafety through eLearning. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 6:42. Craig W., Obonyo D.N. & Tepfer M. (2017) A strategy for integrating science into regulatory decision-making for GMOs. In: Genetically Modified Organisms in developing countries: Risk analysis and governance. A Adenle, D Murphy, J Morris (eds), Cambridge University Press, UK.

On-going Projects
2019 – 2021: South African National Research Foundation. Developing biocontrol options for the fall armyworm in Southern Africa – USD 30,000.

2019 – 2020: World Trade Organisation: Overcoming barriers to trade through regulatory harmonization and related research with biopesticides for selected countries within the SADC Region – USD 41,000 (Project Preparation Grant).
Disciplines
I am working on :
Agriculture
Plant Protection
Keywords : biopesticides
Project description : Project focussing on generating information to adress challenges to biopesticide research and development. Minimal focus on wet lab research but more at policy/regulatory level and more programmatic in orientation.
Networking opportunities : South African Bioproducts Association expo, 2 October 2019, Pretoria, South Africa.


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