1. It is widely accepted that by 2050 the world will host 9 billion people. To accomodate this number, current food production will need to almost double. Land is scarce and expanding the area devoted to farming is rarely a viable or sustainable option. Oceans are overfished and climate change and...
  2. Abstract -International Journal of Tropical InsectScience, 2011 Food security is a problem in many developing and less developed countries due to increase in human population and decrease in crop productivity and food availability. Edible insects are a natural renewable resource of food providing...
  3. Abstract - Food Security 7, Entomophagy is a common practice in many regions of the world but there are few examples of national regulations that govern insects for human consumption. Where entomophagy is not common, the current regulatory discourse focuses primarily on food safety and consumer...
  4. Abstract -Environmental Entomology, 2015 Accumulation of organic wastes, especially in livestock facilities, can be a potential pollution issue. The black soldier fly,Hermetia illucensL. (Diptera: Stratiomyidae), can consume a wide range of organic material and has the potential to be used in...
  5. 31/1/2018 Brote Amarillo, Fruta Verde:Enfermedad del Enverdecimiento de los Cítricos Conferencia Internacional de Agricultura 2017 de ECHO: Resumen de Temas Ecos de Nuestra Red:Insectos comestibles Del Banco de semillas de ECHO:El escobón, cultivo multipropósito de forraje para las tierras altas Nuevo...
  6. 31/1/2018 Patrick Trail, que trabaja en ECHO Asia en Chian Mai, Tailandia, compartió algunas retroalimentaciones después de leer el reciente artículo de EDN sobre insectos comestibles. Él escribió..
  7. 20/1/2015 ‘For centuries people have been collecting the nearly 2000 species of insects available for human consumption. This is not because it is a poor man’s food – a Western misconception – but because it is delicious.’ Arnold van Huis, Professor of Tropical Entomology, Wageningen University Population...
  8. Abstract, EAJ, 2014 The palm beetles, Oryctes rhinoceros L are pests of palm trees in the tropics and are also very important as edible insects. This study was conducted to investigate the nutrient composition, mineral salt contents, functional properties and anti-nutrient factors of the...