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Raising crickets for food to solve malnutrition in Laos

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A vendor of fried insects handing over a plate of fried crickets at a local market in Vientiane. Raising crikets for foods is seen as a solution to the malnutrition in the poor landlock country where a great number of people, especially children, suffer from.

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Thai entomologist Yupa Hamboosong and her Lao student Khammoi Phommavong inspecting crickets being raised in bassins at a lab-farm of Lao National University in Vientiane.

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Students inspecting crickets being raised in bassins at a lab-farm of Lao National University in Vientiane.

Would you eat bugs and insects?