MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

“The Asian Food and Feed Insect Association- AFFIA- aims at bringing industry and research stakeholders from the insects’ sector in a collaborative movement towards the development of entomoculture, entomophagy and their related activities.”

Work together on access to markets, at local regional and international levels, especially EU and US markets

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Promote the consumption of insects

Define regulatory requirements at National and ASEAN levels for insects products and work in collaboration with the related authorities (national, regional, international

Work in sub-groups under two main sectors called “Food” and “Feed”. Food includes insects’ species having most of their applications as human food (e.g. pet food [crickets]). Feed includes insects’ species having most of their applications as animal feed (e.g. waste management).

Work together on transboundary issues to define shared positions (e.g. halal status)