Food has long been a source of soft power for countries, and it can play an important role in the tourism industry as well. A new article in the Current Issues in Tourism journal explores the growing importance of...KEEP READING
The Joy of Food
A look at how the U.S. and other nations engage in food diplomacy:
Eight Great Gastrodiplomacy Nations
Many countries have formal campaigns to share their cuisine and their culinary expertise across the globe. Here is our list of some of the most active and thoughtful gastrodiplomats around.
PD Magazine: The Gastrodiplomacy Issue
A scholarly take on the theoretical and practical frameworks for discussing gastrodiplomacy in multiple contexts. Read here.
Expo Milan: U.S. Food Diplomacy in Action
The Public Diplomacy Council discussed food diplomacy in the U.S. pavilion at Expo Milan, tying into the larger theme of "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life." View event here and read our blog on the topic here.
CPD Noted: The Joy of Food
National Geographic explores how food is used to mark celebrations and create bonds the world over in this photo feature. Read here.