Funding for this research was provided by:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1110874)
Received: 18 December 2018
Accepted: 27 January 2020
First Online: 2 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was deemed not human subjects research by the PATH Research Determination Committee. Experimentation was only conducted on deceased insects.
: Experimentation was conducted on deceased insects thus consent for publication was not applicable.
: SS is a founding member and Chief Impact Officer of Aspire Food Group. Aspire FG commercially farms palm weevil larvae in Ghana and directs a program to empower peri-rural farmers to raise palm weevils locally. The remaining authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.