Notes on edible insects of South Benin: A source of protein

S. Tchibozo, A. van Huis, M.G. Paoletti

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Insects have been and still are consumed in South Benin. They are a very important source of animal protein, able to successfully substitute some meats and improve the health of badly nourished children. Various aspects are investigated: the species eaten, techniques of gathering, culinary usages, community consumption, and their economic importance
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEcological Implications of Minilivestock. Role of Rodents, Frogs, Snails and Insects for Sustainable Development
EditorsM. G. Paoletti
Place of PublicationEnfield
PublisherScience Publishers
ISBN (Print)9781578083398
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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