Food Security of Russia in the Context of Import Substitution

Galina Mikhailovna Zinchuk, Marina Yegorovna Anokhina, Alexe&#; Vladimirovich Yashkin, Svetlana Arkadievna Petrovskaya
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XX, Issue 3A, 371-382, 2017
DOI: 10.35808/ersj/715


The article analyses the conditions for ensuring food security of Russia with account for the factors of import substitution and policy implementation.It describes the theoretical approaches in research of problem of food security. The authors define the need in modern conditions of self-sustainment of the country's basic foodstuffs. The changes in food import volumes and agricultural products production evaluated.The problems of agricultural production highlighted. Particular emphasis is given to calculating demand in food resources with respect to factual food products consumption of various population groups. Defined main groups of food, which is not ensured rational consumption. The article offers a set of measures aimed at conducting food import and substitution policy without jeopardizing the country's food security.

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