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Insects - an alternative source of proteins

The first African Conference on Edible Insects aimed at consolidating innovations, research and industrial development on edible insects for transformation of livelihoods in Africa.

Scientists, academics, students, investors, policy-makers, communities and all interested parties in edible insect research and development, consumption and industrial utilization were invited.

Do you want to talk about the conference? Please use hashtag #EdibleInsectsAfrica

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers 1st African Conference on Edible Insects.

Promoting edible insects in Zimbabwe

A film created by AgriFoSe2030 and Chinhoyi University of Technology.

Translating science into policy and practice

The AgriFoSe2030 programme works to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture in low-income countries.

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The Conference on Edible Insects took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Harare – Monomotapa in the very center of Harare, Zimbabwe.

A building in the evening, photo.

We thank the Journal of Insects as Food and Feed for help with promoting this conference.

Published: 12 July 2021 - Page editor: agnes.bondesson@slu.se

Contact for the conference:

Robert Musundire

Department of Crop Science and Post Harvest Technology
Chinhoyi University of Technology
P. Bag 7724, Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe
Phone: +263778601918
Email: agrifose@cut.ac.zw

Contact for communication and media:

Anneli Sundin

Assistant Theme leader for the Communication and Engagement Theme in AgriFoSe2030
SEI, Stockholm Environment Institute
Telephone: +46 70-245 46 46
: anneli.sundin@sei.org