Farming crickets for human consumption is emerging as a promising novel and sustainable animal-source food production system. Cricket farming in Kenya first began in 2013. Adoption rates, however, have been slower than expected. In our recent paper, me and some of my colleagues from the former GREEiNSECT project present a pilot study of farmers’ awareness … Continue reading What determines farmers’ awareness and interest in adopting cricket farming?
BBC Food Programme
If you haven't already tuned in to the BBC Food Programme, you are missing out. Every Sunday and Monday, Dan Saladino (Series Producer) and Shelia Dillon (Presenter) investigate every aspect of the food that we eat. From the humble origins of porridge to hunting with the Hazda in Tanzania this show is perfect for anyone … Continue reading BBC Food Programme
New book on the way!
In April 2016, Roberto Flore and I met with two editors from Springer Nature, one of the largest academic publishers in the world. This exciting meeting sparked the beginning of an ambitious book project called Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems. On October 8th, we reached a major milestone in the book project when we sent … Continue reading New book on the way!