On 16th October 2015, UN World Food Day, @essense_13 will host a Twitter debate between Nigerian and Ghanaian food bloggers and enthusiasts on the merits of jollof from their respective countries. essense_13 seeking participants for the debate which will take place in the evening of October 16th.
Interested debaters should sign up here – it’s a chance to stand up for your country’s jollof and declare a definitive winner for a debate that seems to be never-ending! Our friends from Kenya will be judging and awarding points based on the strength of each side’s arguments. Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About UN World Food Day : World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrated widely by many other organisations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. Theme for World Food Day 2015 is “Social Protection and Agriculture ”
About essense_13: esSense 13 is a social enterprise that seeks to: Raise the profile of African food and the related food ecosystem by creating awareness through the use of new media and interactive offline activities; Provide basic and professional level food service training to a targeted population of young people in Africa, ultimately providing them with skills that will lead them towards self-sufficiency.
esSense 13’s vision is to create a community of entrepreneurs and partners dedicated to the food space, while raising the next generation of chefs, restaurateurs, etc.