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Sultan Qaboos University, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences
- March 02-04, 2010
- International Conference "Food Security in the Arab Countries: New Challenges and Opportunities in the Context of Price Volatility"
- Muscat, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
- The conference will discuss food security in its domestic and international dimensions and in the light of the recent global food crisis.Topics:1. Global food price drivers and future trends2. The new food price environment and implications for trade3. The role of local production systems in ensuring food security4. Poverty analysis, impact assessment and nutrition5. Qualitative and quantitative assessment of national food policies in the Arab region6. Supply chain management and strategic food reserves7. Macroeconomic policies, food inflation and the exchange rate factor (particularly for GCC countries)8. Agriculture and food security and the Doha development agenda9. Food consumption patterns in the Arab region10. Strategies for reducing food losses11. Strategies to overcome water scarcity in the Arab region12. The virtual water hypothesis and international trade.[gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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