Annual Eurasian Food Security Conference

On October 2–4, 2018, the Third International Conference on food security in the Eurasian region “Agricultural and Food Systems Transformation for Better Food Security and Nutrition in Eurasia” took place at Lomonosov Moscow State University.

The annual conference is organized by the Eurasian Center for Food Security (ECFS) with the support of Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, World Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute, International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas, and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

More than 150 participants from regional and international organizations, scientific and educational institutions, various governments discussed the transformation of agricultural and food systems to improve food security and nutrition in Eurasia, as well as possible solutions to existing problems in this area. During the event experts discussed food loss and waste, climate challenges for food security, as well as achievement of the sustainable development goals in the region.

EDSG experts participated in the session dedicated to the agricultural and food systems transformation in Eurasia.