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PDF: Author(s): Donskova O. A., Mazaeva T. I.,
Number of journal: 3(16) Date: August 2011

The methodological and legislative approaches to the concept of the essence of economic categories of “food security” have been reviewed. The relations of agricultural production and the economics in Russia as a whole, as well as post-transformation state of the industry and its productive capacity have been presented. The indices of agro-climatic potential of agricultural production in Russia in comparison with the conditions in the U.S. and Europe have been provided. The analysis of dynamics of providing food security in Volgograd region in relation to the entities of the South Federal District and the entire Russian Federation has been performed. Particular attention has been paid to the grain production and the dynamics of its status for the last five years. Proposals for improvement of the grain production and directions of government support have been made ensuring the appropriate level of food security within the indicators identified by the doctrine of food security the Russian Federation.


economic safety, food safety, the doctrine of safety, agricultural production, grain production, index of production, indicators, crop area, economic resources

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