9 June 2017

GREEiNSECT Technical Brief #2 Farming Systems

The technical brief #2 provides an overview of farming systems for crickets and black soldier fly, currently investigated under the GREEiNSECT project.

The brief highlights some of the main cricket species available in Kenya. Further a small-scale and large- scale farming system, including optimization of feed formulations are presented.

The brief further features a chapter on Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens) rearing systems adpated for local conditions and their possible use in feed production and waste management.

Download: GREEiNSECT Technical Brief #2 Insect production systems for food and feed in Kenya