Insect protein – Innovation and collaboration opportunities for Africa and the UK

If you’re interested in insect protein innovation in the UK or Africa, this event is for you.

Insect protein could be a game changer when it comes to alternative protein sources, particularly for animal feed, but also for us to include in our diet. Insect protein has real potential to help the AgriFood sector to become more sustainable and reduce its environmental impact.

Join us to discuss how we can make the most of innovation and collaboration opportunities around insect protein.

Event Details


09.30 - 13.00



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Why attend?

  • To get a clear overview of the insect production sector in the UK and Africa
  • To learn about trends, opportunities and challenges that could inform and inspire your innovative insect project
  • To make connections with other innovators you could collaborate with

Webinar recordings are now available


What to expect?

  • You’ll hear from research and industry experts about insect production in the UK and Africa.
  • You’ll take part in an interactive session where we’ll talk about trends, opportunities and challenges and learn from each other.
  • You’ll be able to schedule one to one meetings with other attendees you are interested in meeting.


The full line-up of speakers will be announced shortly.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Thomas Farrugia | Beta Bugs, UK
  • Prof. Joshua O. Ogendo | Egerton University, Kenya
  • Betty Kibaara, Director | Food Initiative at The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Andrea Jagodic | Mana Biosystems Ltd, UK and Kenya

Follow #InsectProteinInnovation on Twitter and LinkedIn for more updates on insect  protein.

This event is part of AgriFood Africa Connect.

AgriFood Africa Connect is part of GCRF AgriFood Africa. GCRF AgriFood Africa is funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and delivered by Innovate UK.

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