The Wildlife Conservation Society will launch this afternoon Launch a cookbook Kusima Mada, and the first of its kind in Fiji, designed to promote sustainable seafood.
The cook-book was written in collaboration with Australian Chef- Jason Allport-who designs original mouth-watering recipes using a range of locally-sourced seafood and produce.
WCS Fiji Director-Dr. Sangeeta Mangubhai says the book recognizes the roles local women play in coastal fisheries and their contributions to food security and livelihoods.
The cookbook features over 80 recipes organized in terms of the habitats the species are found, from rivers, mangroves, coral reefs to the open ocean. The launch will be officiated by Minister for Fisheries- Semi Koroilavesau.