Mohammed Ashour

Insect burgers could be the future

Published: 8Aug2014

Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills...

Can a palm weevil cure world hunger?

Published: 31Jul2014

Every week, Inside Africa takes its viewers on a journey across Africa, exploring the true diversity and depth of different cultures, countries and regions.

Are Bugs the Secret Weapon to Fighting World Hunger?

Published: 15Jul2014

Mohammed Ashour has an idea he is certain will help the world’s millions of impoverished, ill-nourished slum dwellers. It’s simple: Feed them bugs.

Feeling entrepreneurial?

Published: 25Jun2014

“People used to take a traits-based approach to defining entrepreneurs: they are risk-takers, for instance,” says Greg Vit, BCom’80, director of the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship in McGill’s...

Canadian startup banks on bugs as ‘the new sushi’

Published: 6Jun2014

Mohammed Ashour dreams of a world where gourmet grasshoppers are devoured by urban professionals, where savoury palm weevils are slurped back as delicacies.