Edible insects: future prospects for food and feed security

A. van Huis, J. Van Itterbeeck, H. Klunder, E. Mertens, A. Halloran, G. Muir, P. Vantomme

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This book draws on a wide range of scientific research on the contribution that insects make to ecosystems, diets, food security and livelihoods in both developed and developing countries.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationRome
PublisherFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Number of pages187
ISBN (Print)9789251075968
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameFAO forestry paper
PublisherFood and agriculture organization of the United nations (FAO)
ISSN (Print)0258-6150


  • insects as food
  • food security
  • feed of animal origin
  • feeds


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