07 November 2013, Thursday, 18:24

Preservation and development issues of ecological agriculture will be examined at a conference in Ufa

author: Lyudmila Ternovaya

On November 8, the conference "Prospects of preservation and development of ecological agriculture, national genetic resources and eco-, agro-, gastro-tourism in Russia — as tools for sustainable development of local communities and ensuring  the environmental rights of citizens in the 21st century. New challenges — new technologies" will be held in Ufa. It is organized by the Public Chamber RB in cooperation with the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation. Representatives of public organizations, experts and scientific communities, ministries and departments, farms will take part in the scientific forum.

The conference will consider a number of topical issues including the role of civil society in the development of ecological agriculture, national genetic resources as a condition of food sovereignty and national security, the problem of healthy and safe public catering in cities, the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the development of eco-, gastro and agro-tourism in Russia and in Bashkortostan.