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From Locust to Nutrition / Locust trapping machine

From Locust to Nutrition
From Locust to Nutrition

Plague of locusts will reduce food production by 30% to 50%, and 19 million Africans will face serious food insecurity risks. A solution to transform locusts into food is proposed. The product can trap locusts by releasing the chemical 4VA which can attract them to gather. The air flow of the fan sucks the captured locusts into the machine, and quickly makes them dried. Then grind the locusts into edible insect protein powder to provide essential nutrients for people in food scarce areas of Africa.

University

Guangdong University of Technology

Guangdong University of Technology
Guangzhou, China

Qitao Wang,
Guangdong University of Technology

Xiaohan Zheng,
Guangdong University of Technology

Wenjing Chen,
Guangdong University of Technology

Xiaowen Xie,
Guangdong University of Technology