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Глобальный форум по продовольственной безопасности и питанию
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Re: Urbanization, Rural Transformation and Implications for Food Security - Online consultation on the background document to the CFS Forum

Grasshoppers are the most widely eaten insect in the world, considered a delicacy in Africa, Asia, Central America and the Middle East. Providing superior nutrient content to almost any other animal source protein and is much more sustainable than any other alternative.

But today grasshoppers are mostly being collected in the wild.

The development of climate controlled industrial scale grasshopper farms may provide the lacking protein in large populations diet at a much lower cost for both people and environment.