What is it about?

Nigerian food has become a means of entrepreneurial activity, as well as the preservation of tradition and solidarity among immigrants in a challenging and sometimes hostile environment.

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Why is it important?

The ethnographic study contributes to a sparse discourse on African foodways in the diaspora.


It was a pleasure writing about and contributing towards an area of migration research that has been invisible in contemporary food studies.

Gerelene Jagganath
University of KwaZulu-Natal

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This page is a summary of: Food Entrepreneurship Among Immigrant Nigerians in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, The Oriental Anthropologist A Bi-annual International Journal of the Science of Man, August 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0972558x19858567.
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