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Insectus – The project

    One of the biggest unsolved problems in the world is malnutrition. Especially a micronutrient deficiency, called “hidden hunger”, leads to underdevelopment or deficiency symptoms, triggered by financial hardship and unbalanced nutrition. Between 2014 and 2017, the amount of the population with insecure food access in Africa has increased from 22.3% to 29.8% [FAO, …

Visit to the BSF-Farm in Benin

Today we have been in Benin to visit another farm of the black soldier fly. On the 23th of March our two Insectus members Teika and Felix went with our local entrepreneur Fabio from Lomé, Togo to Abomey, Benin. Our purpose of the trip was to pick up the Black solider Fly (BSF) larvae. After …

Arrival in Lomé

On the 21st of Match our two insectus-Members Teika and Felix went on a journey to Lomé, Togo. In cooperation with our local entrepreneur Fabio we want to build a new insect farm. After arriving in Africa Fabio picked us up from the airport and welcomed us kindly. At his home we already started to …