Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

2nd World Grain Forum: Conference “Logistics infrastructure: bottlenecks on the global market”

Hybrid Event, 18/11/2016 - 19/11/2016

The events of the 2nd World Grain Forum will be held on November 18–19 in the Main Media Centre in Sochi. The First World Grain Forum, held in 2009 in St. Petersburg on the initiative of the President of the Russian Federation and with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, was the biggest business event of the grain market and an authoritative platform for discussing global food security.

The Forum will provide a unique opportunity for business networking, exchange of opinions and ideas between government officials from the participating countries, representatives of international organisations, the business community, the media and civil society, leading world experts and scientific figures. The Forum will include summit meetings between the heads of foreign delegations and international organisations, representatives of Russian and global agricultural businesses.

At the Conference “Logistics infrastructure: bottlenecks on the global market” (19 November)
Key discussion topics will be:
- losses during storage and transport of grain;
- progressive technologies and innovations in storage and processing of grain;
- development of deep grain processing – risks for food security and opportunities for creating a new economy.

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