Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
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Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
Insects as a protein alternative and solution to our world's food crisis.
Curated by Ana C. Day
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Une association britannique promeut l'entomophagie

Une association britannique promeut l'entomophagie | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Alors que les ONG britanniques sont plutôt connues pour leur protection miltante des animaux, Bugs for Life promeut l'entomophagie. Cette...

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Jacques Mignon's curator insight, June 3, 2013 2:41 PM

Cette association a lancé au nord du Bénin un programme de recherche sur le potentiel des insectes (quelles espèces élever et comment) pour en faire une source de protéines dans un contexte d’insécurité alimentaire..

Jacques Mignon's comment, June 3, 2013 2:42 PM
Voir le documentaire en français de Bugs for Life qui expose les objectifs et les résultats du projet en Afrique Occidentale: http://vimeo.com/66774402
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Gastro grub on the menu for Imperial explorers - Benin

Gastro grub on the menu for Imperial explorers - Benin | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

A team led by Imperial students return from Benin, where they have been sampling the local bug life.

 

Eating cricket kebabs, collecting bugs with local villagers, and extending our knowledge of insect eating practices in Benin were all on the menu for a two-month expedition led by two Imperial students before Christmas.


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Jacques Mignon's curator insight, January 24, 2013 4:43 AM
It was great to learn more not only about insects and how they fit into the Wama people’s lifestyles and traditions, but also about their environment and their culture in a wider sense. Eating insects after collecting them was also quite fun!

 – Rudi Verspoor