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Fabruary ECFS Newsletter №31

06 february 2018
We are starting 2018 updating our current activities and making plans for the year ahead: new projects, new events. Furthermore, we discuss how ECFS improves the capacity of the Eurasian region to manage land resources.

January ECFS Newsletter №30

15 january 2018
The first issue of the ECFS Newsletter in 2018 provides an overview of the new ECFS publication of six case studies on food security. Also we are announcing a new project—a biannual flagship publication—that was launched in December 2017, and report on the results of its first workshop.

Case Study Publication «Food Security in Eurasia 2017»

31 december 2017
To make the general public and decision makers better aware of these challenges, the World Bank and the Eurasian Center for Food Security (ECFS) has initiated a series of research projects (case studies) to analyze key food security issues in selected countries of the region. This is the second volume that continues the series and covers the Kyrgyz Republic, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

December ECFS Newsletter №29

15 december 2017
It’s nearly the New Year— time to sum up the results! In December’s issue we share our experiences of collaboration in soil science and look back on the past year. We had successful project this year that we are going to repeat in 2018!

November ECFS Newsletter №28

09 november 2017
“When you've finished your own toilet in the morning, then it is time to attend to the toilet of your planet, just so, with the greatest care.” These famous words of the young prince from the novella of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry are becoming increasingly important. They echo the theme of the 2017 World Soil Day: Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground; the event attracts more and more public attention each year. In this issue, we talk about World Soil Day and announce four remote food security courses that begin in November.

October ECFS Newsletter №27

15 october 2017
Three international events were organized with the participation of the Eurasian Center for Food Security. We invite you to read about the Annual Eurasian Food Security Conference (Dushanbe), a training seminar on the management of saline soils (Kharkov), and a workshop on practical issues concerning the functioning of the Eurasian soil information system (Moscow). ECFS also thanks Dr. Suresh Babu for his review of the 2016 book Food Security in Eurasia: Case Studies

September ECFS Newsletter №26

07 september 2017
Updates to the Conference program of the Conference are now available: new sessions, speakers, field trip descriptions! In addition, in the September issue of the Newsletter we present an overview of the new publication Guide to Managing Saline Soils, published in cooperation with ECFS, as well as a review of the regional WOCAT training.

July ECFS Newsletter №25

10 july 2017
In this issue we announce the opening of registration for the Annual Eurasian Food Security Conference and provide an overview of case studies that will be presented at the Conference. We also raise the topic of the possibilities of growing food in Moscow: What are the challenges and advantages of urban agriculture?

June ECFS Newsletter №24

06 june 2017
Today we announce a new ECFS publication that presents suggested priorities for analytical studies that can be used in the development of measures to improve food and nutrition security in the Eurasian region. This issue also includes a brief overview of the International Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition in Eurasia held on May 26 2017, in Moscow; as well as a look at scientific international cooperation through Anton Strokov’s experience with ECFS and IFPRI.

The report “Suggested Priorities for Policy Research to Improve Food Security and Nutrition in Eurasia” is now available.

30 may 2017
Solid evidence is critically important for policy-making.  A new ECFS report by Per Pinstrup-Andersen identifies knowledge gaps for which additional evidence is needed to assist policy-making to improve food security and nutrition in the Eurasian countries.