International Symposium on China-Denmark Food Efficient Utilization and Loss Reduction Cooperation Research Held in Beijing
By: Date: 2021-03-28 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,
   March 23-24, 2021, under the joint guidance of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the Danish Embassy, ​​the Institute of Food and Nutrition Development (IFND), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Co-organized an international seminar on”Cooperative Research on Efficient Use and Loss of Food” with the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA). Ms. Dorte Chortsen, Deputy Ambassador of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Denmark, Ke Xiaohua, Deputy Director of the International Cooperation Bureau of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Wang Jiaqi, Director of the Institute of Food and Nutrition Development of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and Annelise Fenger, Deputy Director of the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration attended the meeting and delivered welcome speeches.

   This academic seminar serves as the kick-off meeting to promote the implementation of the 2021 China-Denmark “Food Resource Utilization Efficiency, Food Loss and Waste Research” international cooperation project. Focusing on the theme of”efficient use of resources, food loss and consumption reduction”, experts and scholars in the field of food and nutrition from Denmark and China were invited to share 13 wonderful academic reports and have lively discussions, mainly including the overall situation, expected goals, and cooperation of the Sino-Denmark strategic cooperation project Ways, strategic measures, etc.; the operating mechanism and main practice experience of ONETHIRD, an international think tank on food waste and waste; the supporting system of food donation policies and other related laws and regulations and the main obstacles faced in the implementation process; Denmark is slaughtering water-saving food and animal products The practice and effect of water recycling and utilization in the process; the innovative bridge mechanism of the Danish dairy industry in research institutions and farms; the Danish raw material industry and fermentation technology in improving the sustainability of resources. Important role and so on.

   The meeting also shared the current situation of food waste and loss in China, the space and constraints for future improvement, as well as the future growth trend of China’s dairy products consumption, loss and waste in the value chain Chinese and foreign comparisons, innovative practices, main results and experience of China’s high-quality milk projects.

  Finally, the meeting clarified the overall goals and phased goals of the Sino-Danish cooperation strategic project, especially the key work and expected results of the Sino-Danish cooperation research in 2021. Out.

   Reducing food loss and waste is an important means to ensure global food security and support global sustainable development. In-depth cooperation on waste, especially China, as a large agricultural country, a large agricultural product production country and a large food consumer in the world, how to learn from the valuable experience of developed countries in reducing food waste and loss to ensure China’s food quantity safety, quality safety and nutritional safety, It is of great significance and far-reaching influence.

The    meeting lasted for two days and was held in the form of a combination of online and offline. More than 60 people including domestic and foreign experts, government officials, and business representatives attended the meeting.