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US request information on insect production

Monday, December 6, 2021

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are seeking information, opinions and recommendations on the emerging global insect production industry. This request for information intends to:  

  • Allow all stakeholders and interested parties to provide information and recommendations regarding global production of insects for food, feed, and/or waste management. 
  • Explore how USAID and USDA can best lead or support insect production activities in the future.
  • Help the U.S. government understand the potential challenges, benefits, environmental impacts and inclusive development considerations of insect production.   

This request for information is issued solely for information, research and planning purposes and does not constitute a Request for Proposals (RFP) or a Notice of Funding of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). 

The request for information can be downloaded from here. Submit responses to by December 22, 2021.


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