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Landscape management
 
Climate change and resource conflict
Health and nutrition
 
Nyhet
24 February 2020
Insects can work wonders for our food security and health

The decline of pollinators and the effect it has on our food production and biodiversity is all over the news. But did you know that insects can help us fight diseases, improve nutrition and be climate smarter?

Climate change and resource conflict
Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
28 November 2019
Why we’re involved in a project in Africa to promote edible insects

The development of edible insects as a food industry has been very slow, despite its many potential benefits. What needs to change?

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
12 September 2016
How African agriculture might look like in the future and why insects matter – a conversation with Dr. Segenet Kelemu

Dr. Segenet Kelemu, Director General of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) was one of the keynote speakers in the "Zero Hunger in a Changing Climate" Sida Development Talk, co-organised by SIANI and SEI.

Health and nutrition
 
Evenemang
2 September 2016
Closing the loop on biological waste – testing innovative methods

This visit will look into possible solutions to the world’s growing waste problems. To close the loop and take advantage of the nutrients in the waste, we look at a fly larvae-composting...

Health and nutrition
 
Bilder
22 March 2016
Segenet Kelemu – African edible-insects: diversity and pathway to food and nutritional security

Segenet Kelemu, Director General of ICIPE (African Insect Science for Food and Health) about the potential of insects as a way to improve food security and nutrition

Health and nutrition
 
Bilder
22 March 2016
Zofia Kurowska – Hur regleras insekter i livsmedelslagstiftningen?

Zofia Kurowska - inspector at the national food agency on the regulation of insects in Swedish food legislation

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Blogg
15 May 2014
European Legislation, Salmonella Inactivation & Grasshopper Salad – Day Two at the Insect Conference

The best quote of the day: Question: Have you fed the larvae with human biosolds? Presenter: Human biosolids? You mean shit?!!

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
Evenemang
13 May 2014
Insects to Feed the World

FAO estimates that the world needs to increase its food production by 70 percent by 2050 in order to serve a global population of nine billion. Animal feed production is increasingly competing...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Blogg
2 October 2013
Reporting from Global Food Security Conference – Wonders and Wondering about Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture

Reporting back from Melinda Sundell in The Netherlands!Nutrition, waste and truth in labeling.