There are Nutritional deficiencies in the Sahel, commercialization of locusts is frequent. This study aimed to assess nutritional interests through the locust vendors. Fifty five vendors were questioned based on their activity linked with locust sales. A survey showed 84 of locust vendors have never received training in food hygiene, wear no clean clothes and 7 used disinfectants. 73 of vendors have sales locations on the streets and 7 on fixed locations. Five species have been identified namely Ornithacristurbidacavroisi, which represents the most purchased and best selling species in the markets, Acanthacris rui cornis citrina, Kraussellaangulifera, Acridoderesstrenuus and Diabolocatantops axillaris. A 100kg cost 35 55 in November to December, then 70 90 January to February, then 110 130 in March. Locust sales value chain provides profit to the local people. Issoufou Amadou | Oumarou Samna Soumana "Dried Locust a New Trend of Nutritious Food in the Sahel Region" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-5 | Issue-6 , October 2021, URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd47687.pdf Paper URL : https://www.ijtsrd.com/biological-science/allied-sciences/47687/dried-locust-a-new-trend-of-nutritious-food-in-the-sahel-region/issoufou-amadou
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