The project seeks to achieve the following goals:
A. (1) Communicate and coordinate to identify and address regional food security challenges under the COVID-19 pandemic. (2) Collaborate on joint research for those regional food security challenges under the COVID-19 pandemic.
B. Workshop activities include: (1) Evaluate the state of the food system, food value chain development, challenges, and potential solutions under the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic. (2) Analyse the mechanism and impact of informatization in maintaining a sustainable food system under the pandemic and share good practices among economies in the region. (3) Share good practices in women empowerment and youth capacity building with information technology innovation to achieve inclusive participation for food value chain development and human development.
We are hopeful and encourage the advancing of shared interests in the region with the support of APEC economies. We will collaborate with our partners for shared input to guide and support the achievement of these goals. Workshop date and time: Thursday, 28 October and Friday, 29 October 2021; Location: Beijing; Format: online and in person.