African countries import $50bn worth of food annually – AfDB

African countries import nearly 50 billion dollars net of food annually, according to the African Development Bank. A statement by AfDB’s Communication and External Relations Department said the bank’s Vice President for Agriculture, Human, and Social Development, Jennifer Blanke, disclosed this at a panel discussion at the 7th Tokyo International Conference in Japan. The conference, which had the theme ‘Advancing Africa’s Development through People, Technology, … Continue reading African countries import $50bn worth of food annually – AfDB



NOVEMBER 24, 2014 Once in a while, I think it’s necessary to take a step back from my little world of Tatashey and appreciate everyone else from those who have been in the game for a while, to those just starting out and everyone else in the middle. There are so many creative minds out there and everyone has a specialty – something that is … Continue reading 10 NIGERIAN FOOD BLOGGERS I LOVE

Event celebrates Ethiopian culture, food

Emebet Alemu, City of Hillsboro welcome all for food, film and fun on June 9 at The Walters. After moving to the Portland metro area in 2009, Emebet Alemu found herself searching for more culturally expressive events in the community. When she noticed little to no representation and celebration of her own home country of Ethiopia, Alemu decided she should get things started. Years later, … Continue reading Event celebrates Ethiopian culture, food

Enjoying the humble beginnings…😀😀

Hello Foodies!! I hope you have been good, because I have been! I recently leveled up by making design cakes for birthdays! Cool right? Okay let us not boast about it too much, there have only been two cakes so far, but to me it is amazing!! I appreciate that those two people put their trust in me… Or at least were courageous enough to … Continue reading Enjoying the humble beginnings…😀😀

14 African American Women Leading Change in the U.S. Food System

According to the 2018 State of Women-Owned Businesses report, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 58 percent from 2007 to 2018. From this, businesses owned by African-American women grew by 164 percent, which is equal to 20 percent of all women-owned businesses. Not only does this provide a huge boost to the economy, it can create jobs in local communities. Food Tank has compiled a … Continue reading 14 African American Women Leading Change in the U.S. Food System

Nice African cuisines

Traditionally most of Africa cuisines use a combination of locally cereal grains, available fruits and vegetables, as well as meat and milk products. In some parts of the Africa, the traditional diet features a preponderance of curd, fresh and healthy vegetables, whey and products milk. In much of Tropical Africa areas, milk of cow cannot be produced locally because is rare .Depending on the region … Continue reading Nice African cuisines