UNWTO Month of Tourism & African Gastronomy

Women empowerment through Gastronomy Tourism in Africa

Women empowerment through Gastronomy Tourism in Africa

Monday, 31 May 2021 (10.00 – 11.30 CEST)

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Provisional Programme

Monday, 31 May 2021 (10.00 – 11.30 CEST)
10.00 – 10.10

Welcome Remarks

(MC) Sandra Carvao, UNWTO
Elcia Grandcourt, UNWTO

10.10 – 10.30

Kojo Bentum-Williams, Managing Editor and Publisher of Africa’s Leading Travel Media Voyages Afrique talks to Chef Nicole Ansoni, Executive Chef and owner of Inka Steakhouse – the only steak house in Rwanda.

10.30 – 11.20

Women empowerment through Gastronomy Tourism in Africa

Moderator Elcia Grandcourt, UNWTO

Speakers:

  • Hon. Ms. Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, Minister of Tourism of South Africa
  • Chef Nicole Ansoni, Member of the Rwanda Hospitality Association (Rwanda)
  • Chef Christelle Vougo Anet, Owner of several restaurants (Côte d’Ivoire)
  • Selassie Atadika, Chef in Accra. Finalist of the Basque Culinary World Prize 2019. Promoter of the "New African Cuisine". Her team is formed only by women (Ghana)
  • Victoire Gouloubi, Ambassador of We Women in 2015. "Mother of World Food" awarded by Africa Italia Awards. Chief coordinator of the Kambu cooking school for refugees (Italy)
11.20 – 11.30

Questions and closing Remarks

Sandra Carvao, UNWTO