Robert Oliver on how a cookbook can empower rural economies

Robert Oliver is writing a cookbook to showcase Pacific Island cuisine, not only for food and book lovers, but primarily to elevate the attitude and relationship between Pacific Islanders themselves and their culinary culture. Tourism is the largest economic machine in the South Pacific Islands, yet most of the hotel food product is imported. At the same time, there is abundance of land and farming skills and farmers. Robert’s presentation discusses how to join the two sectors: the benefits, the barriers, and a exploration of solutions.

 

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Publication Date: 
Mon, 11/09/2009 (All day)
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http://nztri.org.nz/sites/default/files/Robert_Oliver96.mp3
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