Food and nutrition security – status and problems

Sasha Grozdanova
Economic Research Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Abstract

Grozdanova, S. (2023). Food and nutrition security – status and problems. Bulg. J. Aric. Sci., 29 (Supplement 1), 159–165

The paper examines the problems in ensuring the food and nutrition security of Bulgaria. The focus is on the consumption. Outlined are characteristics by product groups and products. Highlighted are specifics, peculiarities and problems. Considered is the priority significance of the consumption of products with high biological value for the country’s food and nutritional security. The significance and the role of their import in meeting basic food needs is assessed as unacceptable.

Keywords: food and nutrition security; food products; consumption; import; Jel: Q18

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