Welcome to the GREEiNSECT research project
Mass- production of insects can be an important contribution to the food supply now and in the future. GREEiNSECT is a collaborative research consortium of universities and private partners aiming to investigate how mass-production of selected insect species can be developed in Kenya as a source of nutritious foods and a novel source of protein for animal feed. The partners will investigate technical aspects of developing insect mass-rearing systems in Kenya, and their applications to food, nutrition and feed security, as well as their economic and social acceptance and impact – and hereby the potential of ‘greening’ the agriculture sector and economy. GREEiNSECT contributes to research capacity building in Kenya by supporting PhD studies in the fields of insect production, food product development and economy.