Biography

Marwa Shumo earned a bachelor degree with honors in Biotechnology from the University of Nizwa in the Sultanate of Oman. Marwa was awarded the elite Albertus Magnus scholarship by the University of Cologne, where she studied and graduated with a First Class master’s degree in Environmental Sciences. Currently, Marwa is a junior research and a doctoral fellow at the Center for Development Research, University of Bonn pursuing a doctorate in Development Studies. Marwa’s research is covered by a scholarship from the International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology in Nairobi, where she conducts her field research on the utilization of Black Soldier Flies in waste management and feed production.

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A rise in the global human population at the rate of 75 million annually, paired with rising living standards in emerging economies are causing an increase in global food demand. This is particularly pertinent for animal protein, for which demand is expected to grow by 70 percent by the year 2050. In addition to traditional […]

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