Charlotte Payne

Charlotte Payne

Mar 07, 2017

Group 6 Copy 71
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Food insecurity and environmental degradation disproportionately affect the world’s poorest. Our project tackles this.

    We will develop a protocol for farmers in Burkina Faso to breed edible caterpillars, a local delicacy, year-round. Caterpillars are rich in protein, iron and zinc, have a high market value, and are a beloved food source.

    We’ve consulted many stakeholders, from the FAO to rural smallholders.

    With your help, we'll work to give people control of their food and income.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    How do post-industrial landscapes affect American Woodcock breeding success?

    I study American Woodcock breeding success in post-industrial habitat to see if human altered habitat can...

    Are biofilms responsible for heavy metals on plastic debris?

    I want to know how ocean bacteria and algae that live on plastic debris influence the toxins plastic picks...

    Something's fishy: the effects of non-native rainbow trout farming on Neotropical cloud forest streams

    Introduced rainbow trout can have profound effects on the chemical and biological characteristics of temperate...