• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff251-500
  • HeadquartersKenya
  • Founded2003

Real IPM

Founded in 2003 by Louise Labuschagne and Dr Henry Wainwright, Real IPM, now a member of the Biobest Group employs 228 members of staff. Based in Thika, Kenya, where high-quality predatory mites are produced. Biopesticides are produced in the laboratories in Kenya. Real IPM has global rights to several isolates of Metarhizium under license from ICIPE International Research Institute. Together with its own biopesticides isolates, Real IPM has a comprehensive offer for crop protection solutions. Nairobi has excellent airfreight logistics for exports throughout the world. Their biopesticides products already have registration in Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana,Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa.
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Staff at Real IPM have experience in


  • farming / crops
  • development
  • agricultural financing
  • research & development
  • finance


  • ec
  • innovate uk
  • acumen


  • tanzania
  • kenya
  • malawi
  • mozambique
  • uganda


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Contract Awards

Feed the Future: Kenya Innovation Engine (KIE)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

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Company Offices

  • Kenya (headquarters)
  • Thika
  • Kichozi Farm