Un Tourism To Host Gastronomy Forum In Zim

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un tourism to host gastronomy forum in zim

UN Tourism will host its first Regional Forum on Gastronomy Tourism for Africa, advancing its work to make gastronomy tourism a pillar for sustainable and inclusive growth across the region.

The Forum will be held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from July 26-28.

Hosted under the patronage of the First Lady of Zimbabwe, Dr Auxillia Mnangagwa , and organised in conjunction with Basque Culinary Centre in Spain, the event aims to harness the transformative power of gastronomy tourism for the benefit of local communities and territories in the African continent.

Developing a strategy for African gastronomy

With gastronomy tourism as one of the pillars of the UN Tourism Agenda for Africa Tourism for Inclusive Growth the Forum aims to build towards a roadmap for a common agenda for African gastronomy tourism.

African Tourism ministers and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations Representative in Zimbabwe will take part in discussions on developing a strategy to propel African gastronomy on to the global stage, how to build adequate policies to enhance gastronomy tourism and its role as a driver of development.