Investing in Food Quality Matters

Author: Emmanuel Hidier and Gilles Mettetal

Agricultural producers all over the world face two massive challenges: to raise production and increase farm yields to meet a growing demand while respecting the environment, and improve food safety and quality standards to satisfy more sophisticated consumers expectations. However, producing more by simply expanding existing means and ways of producing will come at a price. Climate change and natural disasters such as droughts or the recent floods in parts of the Balkans are warning signals. Not everything that is possible is actually desirable and can have grave consequences which outweigh the benefits. This topic and more were discussed at the EastAgri Meeting held in Belgrade on the 18th and 19th June 2014. 

For the article, click on the link bellow. 

To download the documents from the conference, click here.

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