Chef Christian Abégan puts African cuisine on the map!

Cameroonian Chef Christian Abégan has succeeded in bringing African food before a discerning and global audience.  Read his interview with Chefs4Dev to find out why he is supporting food security as a WFP Ambassador, and promoting healthy, sustainable consumption based on stronger linkages between consumers and producers.

Discover Aelan - Vanuatu’s Original Chocolate Makers!

Aelan Chocolate Makers are raising the bar when it comes to locally produced,  hand crafted artisan chocolate in the Pacific. Hot off the heels from a handful of medals at the Artisan Chocolate Awards 2018, including 2 Golds and 5 Silver medals, Chefs4Dev interviews  Sandrine Wallez, Manager of Aeland Chocolate Makers in Vanuatu, to discover more about this impressive brand!

Influencing Caribbean Cuisine: Chef John A Hazzard

Barbados-based Chef John A Hazzard has keen ambitions to put Caribbean cuisine on the map and is doing his utmost to make this a reality.

New Opportunities through Caribbean Foods and Flavours

CTA’s new publication, titled "Strengthening local food production and trade in the Caribbean", explores the transformation of Caribbean food and agriculture systems through improved production and trade. It showcases farmers, agribusinesses, chefs and policymakers who are working and collaborating across islands and value chains to create opportunities, and enhance earnings and growth.

Chefs for Development: a powerful synergy between agriculture and cuisine

A platform that promotes stronger linkages between chefs and small-scale producers in Caribbean, Pacific and Indian Ocean countries was launched in the Caribbean.

Welcome to Chefs for Development

Chefs for Development (Chefs4Dev) is an initiative which aims to promote stronger linkages between value chain actors in the culinary and agriculture sectors, with a view to enhancing the contribution made by healthier, locally sourced food and agrifood products to menus in food establishments across the Caribbean, South Pacific and the Indian Ocean. It is a collective initiative coordinated by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO), the Pacific Community (SPC), the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO), the International Fund for agricultural Development (IFAD), Women in Business Development Inc., farmer’s organisations, agribusinesses and chefs.

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Featured Chef

Chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu

Hailing from the streets of Umlazi in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal, Chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu never imagined her passion for cooking and food would be her passport to travel internationally.

Featured Agribusiness

Litia Sini Beach Resort, Samoa 

Litia Sini Beach Resort, Lalomanu, Upolu, Samoa, which is owned and operated Lydia Sini To’omalatai.

Featured Cuisine

Take a look at cuisines featuring local products and their history.

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The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)317 467100
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