As climate change continues and the costs of animal feed continue to grow, farmers need to look for alternative sources. This is particularly true in Egypt, as the country is an importer of animal feed and fertilizers and has growing food consumption.
Egymag developed a unique technique to produce Black Soldier Fly (BSF) larvae as a protein source for animals, birds and fish and as an organic fertilizer. As part of Egymag’s efforts to maintain a circular economy, the BSF larvae are fed vegetable waste from markets.
The innovator engages women and the base of the pyramid by including workers who are smallholder farmers, unskilled or low-income workers in their production system and larvae breeding. Also, the innovator’s production sites are mostly run by women.
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