Lagos SeaFood Festival 2019
The Lagos Seafood Festival is an annual event in Lagos. The festival is aimed at promoting seafood cuisine culture, local fish production and stimulating investment opportunities in relation to aquaculture and fisheries.
Flying fish: Icon of Barbados under threat
Flying fish, the undisputed icon of Barbados, features as the main ingredient in the national dish, is printed inside its passport and stamped on the one-dollar coin. But in recent years the number of flying fish has declined, driving up prices to the point that the island’s staple food is now becoming a luxury. The Down to Earth team went to find out more.
Food prices push Nigeria inflation to 17-month high after border closures
Nigeria inflation has slowed after the country exited a recession which made importation expensive, but food inflation has remained high. Nigeria has since August partially closed land borders to halt trade amid a crackdown on smuggling, but the move is expected to push up prices.
Halle kebab shop owner gives shop away after neo-Nazi shootings
Kiez Döner in Halle has reopened for the first time after a 20-year-old man was shot in the fast-food outlet during a far-right terror attack. The two brothers who were working at the time have taken on ownership.
Co-founder of Thrive Agric on the dream behind their startup
Thrive Agric is a Technology-driven agricultural company passionate about ensuring global food security by funding farmers from people with the promise of decent returns at the end of each farming cycle.
Dramatic rise in Germans relying on food banks
The number of people visiting food banks in Germany has increased by 10%. The non-profit Tafel organization is taking Germany to task for neglecting its most vulnerable and wasting massive amounts of food.
The sweet-and-sour life of Chinese residents in Italy's fashion capital
In Milan, Chinese finger food is becoming such a trend that its Chinatown is reportedly the country's fastest growing real estate area. This zesty neighborhood is an example of the collaboration between China and Italy.
Medal prospect Edwards picks Big Brother over African Games
One man's food is another man's poison, says the common adage. This aptly captures the decision taken by a medal prospect, Edward who chose Big brother over All African Games.