Are edible caterpillars the future of sustainable protein?
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How caterpillars could help fight food security problems

Entrepreneur and agro-chemist Kahitouo Hien from Burkina Faso and Charlotte Payne, a zoologist at the University of Cambridge, UK, have kick-started an initiative to commercialise caterpillar production with the hope that it will help fight food security problems in West Africa.

Reporter: Anand Jagatia

Production team: Louisa Field & Jennifer Green

Picture: Kahitouo Hien, Credit: Anand Jagatia/BBC

  • 06 Apr 2017