Alva K. Lim
Alva K. Lim is Co-Founder and Director of Agora Food Studio by the Timor-Leste Food Lab. Alva and her team celebrate indigenous food traditions and the environmental imperative of eating locally produced, seasonal food. Their ʻfood studio – food lab’ connects local food champions, storytellers, academics, chefs, baristas and technologists to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Alva enjoys meeting people with unconventional points of view, exploring social and microbiome connections through food and stories, and finding different ways of thinking that can produce innovative solutions to sustainability issues. Alva is a practitioner in food systems transformation and business mentorship. She is a Monbukugakusho (MEXT) Scholar with a Masters degree in Public Policy and Bachelors of Economics (Honours). She has worked for various community and international organisations, the Australian Government Treasury Department, and United Nations University.
|Volume 26||Panelist joint||2021-08-14||Creating and Marketing Tourism Values for Communities through Local Foods / / This webinar discusses how local heritages and identities can be utilized to create opportunities for tourism in communities through local foods. The benefits of food tour [more ...]|