China News Service, Beijing, June 18 (Reporter Chen Su) The State Administration of Grain and Material Reserves of China stated on the 18th that during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period (2021-2025), China will further advance the high-quality grain project and achieve greater success. Effective, build an upgraded version of the high-quality grain project, and further enhance the ability to guarantee food security.
In order to solve the food problem of 1.4 billion people and to "stabilize" and "serve" the Chinese people's rice bowls, China launched the implementation of high-quality food projects in 16 provinces at the end of 2017, and expanded to 31 provinces in 2018.
On the same day, Zhai Jianglin, chief engineer of the State Administration of Grain and Material Reserve of China, stated at the press conference of the State Council Information Office that the high-quality food project is promoting farmers’ income, increasing the effective supply of high-quality food, promoting the quality and efficiency of the food industry, and meeting the needs of people for consumption upgrade Obvious results have been achieved in this regard, and have played an important role in the implementation of the national food security strategy and the rural revitalization strategy.
Zhai Jianglin said that from local practice, the implementation of high-quality grain projects has achieved remarkable results. The grain post-production service system has achieved full coverage of grain-producing counties, and the grain quality and safety inspection and monitoring system has achieved monitoring coverage of 60% of grain-producing counties with more than 50,000 tons. The "Good Cereals and Oils" campaign added more than 50 million tons of high-quality grain.
The high-quality grain project also promotes the transformation of grain production from the orientation of increasing production to the orientation of increasing production and improving quality, and promotes the transformation of decentralized operation of all links to the integrated development of the entire chain of industries, so as to satisfy Chinese residents from "satisfied food" to "eat well" and "eat nutritiously healthy "change.
Recently, the Food Outlook issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations stated that global food security is still facing problems such as uncertain supply and demand, rising prices, and deteriorating dietary nutrition in some countries.
Speaking of China’s food security situation, Zhai Jianglin said that China’s grain crops have been harvested year after year, the market supply is stable, the stocks are abundant, and the food security situation is generally good.
However, it must be noted that China's food supply and demand are in a tight balance. With the continuous improvement of residents' living standards, the consumption structure is continuously upgraded, and the demand for high-quality, green, and nutritious and healthy grain and oil products is constantly expanding.
"This puts forward higher requirements for improving the ability to guarantee food security and maintaining the security and stability of the food industry chain and supply chain."
Zhai Jianglin said that during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, China will continue to carry out in-depth development of green grain storage improvement, grain product quality brand improvement, grain quality retrospective improvement, grain machinery and equipment improvement, grain emergency protection capabilities, grain conservation, loss, and health consumption. Big Action" to create an upgraded version of the high-quality food project, complete the food safety project, the high-quality development project, and the rural revitalization industry development project, and accelerate the construction of a higher-level, higher-quality, more efficient, and more sustainable national food security system . (Finish)