PhD Projects – University of Copenhagen

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PhD projects 

Part of the GREEiNSECT workpackages are carried out by PhD Candidates working in Kenya and Denmark.

Dr. Afton Halloran (PhD completed)
MSc. Agricultural Development, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
PhD project: The impact if cricket farming on rural livelihoods, nutrition and the environment in Thailand and Kenya

Dr. Mohammed H. Alemu (PhD completed)
MSc. Environmental and Natural Resources Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
PhD project: Consumer preferences and demand for insect-based food products in developing countries: Emperical perspectives on consumer heterogeneity, tasting experience, peer influence and value elicitation methods

Mr. Pambo Kennedy Otieno
MSc. Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya
PhD Project: Analysis of economic and Institutional Incentives for Development of Insect-based Food and Feed Sector in Kenya 

Ms. Mary A. Orinda
MSc. Agricultural & Applied Economics
PhD Project: Sustainable Commercial Production of Edible Crickets in Lake Victoria Region, Kenya

Mr. Nyakeri Evans Manyara
MSc. Biotechnology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
PhD Project: Mass rearing of black soldier fly larvae on agricultural organic wastes for use as fish and poultry feed

Mr. Henlay Juma Otieno Magara
MSc. Agricultural Entomology, Kenya
PhD Project: Cricket farming for Food and Feed: Assessment of Cricket species Composition, Genetic Diversity and Development of Rearing Procedures for some Key species in Kenya

Ms. Carolyne Kipkoech
MSc. Immunology, Moi University, School of medicine, Kenya
PhD project: Use of edible cricket to improve nutrition and health in Kenya