FOOD SECURITY RISKS AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN. M.R. Li, A. Etenesh, I. Rudenko, F. Saydullaeva
FOOD SECURITY RISKS AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN
M.R. Li - PhD in Economics, Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers
A. Etenesh - PhD in Development Studies, Sr. research fellow at the Center for Policy Research and Outreach at the Westminster International University in Tashkent
I. Rudenko - PhD in Economics, Senior lecturer, Faculty of Tourism and economics, Urgench State University
F. Saydullaeva - PhD student of Samarkand Center for Agricultural Reform and Innovation Studies of Samarkand branch of Tashkent State University of Economics
The article substantiates the importance of research on food security risks. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on this issue is considered, the level of food security of the urban population during the pandemic is analyzed. The existing risks that form food security threats are identified and proposals for their elimination are developed.
Key words: risks, food security, COVID-19, threats, proposals, agro-industrial complex.