Democracy That Delivers #142: Cooking Up a New LIFE – The Power of Food Entrepreneurship to Rebuild Lives Affected by the Global Refugee Crisis

Ken Jaques, Stephen Rosenlund |
From right to left: Johanna Mendelson Forman, Joan Nathan, and Stephen Rosenlund.

Food is a common language and the Livelihoods Innovation through Food Entrepreneurship (LIFE) Project understands the power gastrodiplomacy has of bringing everyone to the table. The LIFE project supports and encourages entrepreneurship, job creation and cross-cultural engagement in the food sector.

Joan Nathan, Cookbook Author and Advisory Council member of LIFE Project, and Johanna Mendelson Forman, PhD, Distinguished Fellow at the Henry L. Stimson Center and CIPE’s Consortium partner on the LIFE Project, join co-host Stephen Rosenlund and host Ken Jaques to discuss how the LIFE Food Enterprise Center (FEC) is building food businesses and creating sustainable livelihoods in Turkey. These efforts have transformative effects for refugees and their host communities by building relationships through food.

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Published Date: January 30, 2019