Insect association AFFIA selects committee

07-12-2016 | |
Insect association AFFIA selects committee. Photo: Shutterstock
Insect association AFFIA selects committee. Photo: Shutterstock

AFFIA, the ASEAN Food & Feed Insects’ Association has elected its executive committee.

The AFFIA was set up a couple of months ago by countries in the ASEAN* region. The association has now formed its executive committee members:

  • President: Massimo Reverberi Massimo Reverberi – Bugsolutely, Thailand
  • Vice President: Paijit Sangchai – Star Bugs, Thailand
  • General Secretary: Anne Deguerry – Entofood, Malaysia
  • Treasurer: Wasaporn Chanput – Kasetsart University, Thailand
  • R&D and industrial development advisor: Bart Verstappen – EAWAG, Indonesia
  • Coordinator: Nathan Preteseille – AETS Bangkok

Using insects for feed and food is a young sector in the ASEAN region. The mission and aim of AFFIA is to bring industry and research stakeholders from the insect sector in a collaborative movement towards the development of entomophagy and their related activities.

*ASEAN: Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Brunei.

Emmy Koeleman Freelance editor

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