Dr. Marwa Shumo

Country of current residence

Germany

Current position

R&D Scientist

Current institute employer

Insect Technology Center (ITC), Hermetia Baruth GmbH/Katz Biotech AG

Since

2020

Website current institute
Other activities

Contributing to the company's research activities related to the EU funded project SUSINCHAIN

cordis.europa.eu/project/id/861976

Awards

Falling Walls Finalist & Scholar 2016

Professional memberships

Member of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP)

Young Scientist Member of the EAAP Study Commission on Insects 

Profession

Entomologist

Degrees / expertise

International Doctorate in Development Studies,  Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR), University of Bonn, Germany

PhD Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn, Germany 

M.Sc Environmental Sciences,Faculty of Mathematics & Natural Sciences, University of Cologne,Germany

B.Sc Biotechnology,College of Arts &  Sciences, University of Nizwa,Oman

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr. Christian Borgemeister

Prof. Dr. Arnold van Huis (Wageningen University & Research)

Dr Sunday Ekesi (icipe)

Dr Fathiya M. Khamis (icipe)

Advisor at ZEF

Prof. Dr. Christian Borgemeister

2020

Shumo, Marwa Abdel Hamid Ibrahim Hassan.  2020.  Use of Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens) in bioconversion and feed production.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Bonn  Further Information

2019

Shumo, M ; Osuga, I.M ; Khamis, F.M ; Tanga, C.M ; Fiaboe, K.M ; Subramanian, S ; Ekesi, S ; van Huis, A and Borgemeister, C..  2019.  The nutritive value of black soldier fly larvae reared on common organic waste streams in Kenya.  Scientific Reports , 9 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Shumo, M., Khamis, F.M. , Tanga, C.M., Fiaboe, K.M, Subramanian, S. , Ekesi, S., van Huis, A. , and Borgemeister, C..  2019.  Influence of Temperature on Selected Life-History Traits of Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens) Reared on Two Common Urban Organic Waste Streams in Kenya. Animals.  Animals, 9(3) : 79 . Further Information

2018

Marwa Shumo.  2018.  Edible Bugs - The New Beef?.  Further Information
Marwa Shumo.  2018.  Insekten sind das Neue Rind.  Further Information
Zivaljić, S., A. Schoenle, F. Nitsche, M. Hohlfeld, J. Piechocki, F. Reif, M. Shumo, A. Weiss, J. Werner, M. Witt, J. Voss, H. Arndt.  2018.  Survival of marine heterotrophic flagellates isolated from the surface and the deep sea at high hydrostatic pressure: Literature review and own experiments.  Deep-Sea Research Part II, 148 : 251-259 .

2016

Prof. Christian Borgemeister and Marwa Shumo.  2016.  Insects meet an increasing demand for alternative animal protein.  Further Information
Shumo, M..  2016.  Black Soldier Fly: A Bio Tool for Converting Food Waste into Livestock Feed.  Solutions, 7 (4) : 36-39 .

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
and Downloads
Research themes
  • Land use and food security
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Health and sanitation
  • Ecosystem services
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • New Technologies
  • Urbanisation
  • Health, nutrition and ecosystems
Research countries
  • Kenya
Research projects

Insects for feed programme (INSFEED)

Development and implementation of insect-based products to enhance food and nutritional security in sub-Saharan Africa (EntoNUTRI)

Degrees

International Doctorate in Development Studies,  Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR), University of Bonn, Germany

PhD Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn, Germany 

M.Sc Environmental Sciences,Faculty of Mathematics & Natural Sciences, University of Cologne,Germany

B.Sc Biotechnology,College of Arts &  Sciences, University of Nizwa,Oman

Research affiliation

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology(icipe),Nairobi, Kenya http://www.icipe.org/

Doctoral research funded by

International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe); Foundation fiat panis

The Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Cooperation partners

International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe)

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr. Christian Borgemeister

Prof. Dr. Arnold van Huis (Wageningen University & Research)

Dr Sunday Ekesi (icipe)

Dr Fathiya M. Khamis (icipe)

Advisor at ZEF

Prof. Dr. Christian Borgemeister

Marwa Shumo

Former Junior Researcher

Private website:
http://blog.zef.de/?author_name=marwa

Former Department:
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management