Capacity Building and Exchange
The GREEiNSECT project aims to build capacity and share knowledge with its project partners around the world. Two main activities to establish learning exchange and building knowledge transfer under the GREEiNSECT project have been a study trip to Thailand in 2015 and the international policy conference in Kenya 2016. On the following site we inform about the activities undertaken.
2 March - 3 March 2016
In collaboration with partner programmes in Kenya, GREEiNSECT organized a conference for 100+ participants from East Africa and European partners to discuss ongoing research, policy development and market outlook for insects as food and feed in Kenya and East Africa. Dr. John Kinyuru from our partner JKUAT, wrote a proceeding about the conference on his blog. Further find the official book of abstract and programme below. As well as some pictures. Our parter ICIPE also published the conference recommendations on their website.
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22 February - 26 February 2015
The programme for the study trip from 22-26 March 2015 was organized by KKU together with the GREEiNSECT management. The programme included on-site visits and activities that were a part of the value-chain such as cricket farmers, cricket traders and markets. Entrepreneurs developing business models for cricket products oriented towards export markets were also included in the programme.
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