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Palestinian engineer Mohammad Al-Barniyah checks on the progress of the Black Soldier Slies farmed at a plastic greenhouse, in Gaza city on March 10, 2022. Al-Barniyah have been processing the larvae of the black soldier fly into high-quality protein meal and fat. They are one of the most beneficial flies in existence and are considered non-pests. The adult black soldier fly does not have mouthparts and does not feed upon waste. They do not bite, and as only the larva feed, are not associated with transmitting any diseases. Also, this species makes the breeding areas of houseflies less desirable. Photo by Rahaf Aziz