About Prof. Dr. Ir. Arnold van Huis
Prof.Dr.Ir. Arnold van Huis worked from 1974 to 1979 in Nicaragua. He got his PhD from Wageningen University, the Netherlands. From 1982 to 1985 he coordinated a crop protection training project for eight Sahelian countries. From 1985 to 2015 he worked as tropical entomologist at Wageningen University. Since 2015 he is emeritus professor and concentrates on insects as food and feed. In 2013 he published with FAO the book Edible insects: future prospects for food and feed security which has been downloaded millions of times. In 2014 he organised with FAO the conference Insects to feed the world, attended by 450 participants from 45 countries. He is chief editor of the Journal of Insects as Food and Feed. He published more than 300 papers of which 170 refereed. On edible insects, he (co)authored several books, ten book chapters, and 25 refereed and 40 non-refereed publications. Each year he gives presentations in and outside the Netherlands on insects as food and feed.