It is not enough to produce food, it’s a challenge to provide food to human being: speakers
By Kausar Ashraf
ISLAMABAD: LAHORE (Thursday July ,18, 2019). The first two-day Food & Nutrition Conference held here at Pak China Center. Chief guest Ali Muhammad, Federal Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, inaugurated the conference.
Speaking on this occasion, he said that: “Food and nutrition sector has been facing a number of major challenges over the last decade. As a result, the performance of this sector has been less than its potential in recent times with low growth of around 3.3% over the last decade.”
The conference jointly organized by Faham-ul-Halal, Global Halal services, Institute of Agricultural Punjab university, National Alliance for Safe Food, PSFST, PNAC, scaling up Nutrition, RIPHAH Institute of Public Policy these are National companies while International Sponsor& publisher are ICDTD inc Canada, Consortium publisher Canada.
The leading speakers from national and international organizations emphasized that it was not enough to produce food the challenge is to make it available in the observation of nutrition which is necessary for human beings.
At the occasion Dr. Shinwar Wasem Ali from Institute of Agricultural Punjab University said: “Harmonization of food safety standards throughout Pakistan was the key recommendation of a panel discussion moderated”.
For the sustainable development of country, it is essential to produce food and make it accessible for human being.
The summit accentuated the importance of food and nutrition in Pakistan for achieving sustainable development it was intense need that the government should play its due role.
The conference comprised different informative sessions including food & nutrition security; new concepts & Strategies, food industry challenges, opportunities & solutions, food & nutrition research, innovation & commercialization, harmonization of food safety standard in Pakistan, Pakistan halal regulation on food & pharma etc.