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?
The development of edible insects as a food industry has been very slow, despite its many potential benefits. What needs to change?
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.
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...
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
Zofia Kurowska - inspector at the national food agency on the regulation of insects in Swedish food legislation
The best quote of the day: Question: Have you fed the larvae with human biosolds? Presenter: Human biosolids? You mean shit?!!
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...
Reporting back from Melinda Sundell in The Netherlands!Nutrition, waste and truth in labeling.