The Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences of the University of Agriculture, Peshawar, in collaboration with Higher Education Commission organised a three-day training workshop on the economic development and welfare of women in flood-affected areas. The title of the workshop was ‘production of meal, super insects as poultry feed for employment of rural women in flood affected areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’.

Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Jahan Bakht, Dean Profesoor Dr. Sarzamin Khan and Chairperson of the Department of Poultry Science Dr. Naila Imtiaz addressed the workshop and said that mealworm was very important in poultry feed and insects could be used as a high quality, efficient, sustainable alternative protein source. They said that insects were the cheapest alternative source of protein.