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)

Members

Andreas Aepil

Anne Dequerry

Coco Chu

David Allan

David Drew

Elaida Fiegalan

Eran Gronich

Gaetan Crielaard

Jeannine Malcolm

Joshua Galt

Kester Chin

Khin Myat Hmwe

Leo Wein

Martin Sieland

Michi Abe

Mohammed Akhir Ahmad

Myint Aye Aye

Neil Ian Lumanian

Nicholas Piggott

Nicolas Bery

Paijit Sangchai

Patrick Durst

Kanitsanan Thanthitiwat

Tharatorn Teerakunded

Tun Khin Thida

Wasaporn Chanput

Yuvanesh TS

Zin Thant