The representative of the International Union of Young Farmers - Vsevolod Nem - has taken part in the International scientific and practical conference “MARKET INTEGRATION INTO THE AGRO-FOOD SECTOR: TENDENCIES, PROBLEMS, AND GOVERNMENTAL REGULATONS”. The conference was facilitated by the VIAPI , named after Nikonov A., and RGAU – MSHA, named after Timiryazev K., and took place at the Agricultural Academy of Moscow MSHA, named after Timiryazev K., in Moscow, the Russian Federation, Timiryazevskaya st. 49, block 10. The following topics were discussed at the conference:

1. The theoretical and the methodological framework of study and projection of integrating processes into the Agro-Food Sector (AFS):

1.1. Contemporary theories of economy integration and globalization, and their adaptation to AFS problems in Russia;

1.2. Cyclical development of the economy and processes of integration into AFS;

1.3. Development stages of the processes of integration into AFS;

1.4. The impact of the global crisis on effectiveness of market integration;

1.5. Methods of measurement, levels and effectiveness of market integration into AFS;

1.6. Increase competitiveness – criterion for effective integration;

1.7. Integration risks;

1.8. Modeling methodology of the integration processes for AFS development forecast;

1.9. Integration into the scientific, educational and information areas and a foundation for integration processes into AFS.

2. Base tendencies and problems of the market integration AFS:

2.1. Integration of large, medium, and small enterprises into AFS under modernization conditions of manufacturing and management;

2.2. Agro-holdings: opportunities and threats to its activity in Russia;

2.3. Regional features of integration processes into AFS;

2.4. Inter-industrial integration into AFS: conditions and perspectives in the Russian Federation (RF);

2.5. Food market integration (interregional in RF, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Eurasian Economic Community (EAEC), Common Economical Space (CES), etc.);

2.6. Transformation of price systems, loan services, logistics, (among many others) and of market integration on different levels.

3. Innovation and investment factors of market integration into AFS:

3.1. Innovation and investment activity, premises and consequences of integration into AFS;

3.2. Innovative priorities of market integration into AFS;

3.3. Organization of innovative activity forms of integration (science-cities, techno-parks, business-incubators, etc.);

3.4. Innovation and investment project elaboration and realization experience for AFS of the past period;

3.5. Adaptation of innovative, international level technologies for modernization and AFS production integration.

4. Mechanisms, forms, and methods of market integration AFS regulation

4.1. Federal and regional governmental AFS development programs on the basis of production modernization, and integrations of food markets;

4.2. Development and implications of governmental support method integration projects for product competitive advantage security;

4.3. Interrogative structure formation (algorithms, agro-clusters, agro-holdings);

4.4. Role of non-profit organizations (industrial unions) in integration processes;

4.5. Possibilities to increase role of consumers’ cooperation into AFS integration activity;

4.6. Governmental and private partnership in the development of market infrastructure.

5. Social aspects and consequences of integration processes in the economy and the agro-food sector:

5.1. Integration of socio-cultural processes for rural life quality improvement; development of social infrastructure;

5.2. Integration of different sources of financial resources and technology for housing construction in the rural areas;

5.3. Support of Light Industry, and easy market access through production integration structures, processing, and realization of outputs.

6. Long-term prognosis for integration processes and elaboration of governmental development AFS programs for 2011-2015:

6.1. Elaboration of AFS development scenario prognosis till 2030;

6.2. Justification of AFS integration prognosis;

6.3. Interconnectedness of the world’s, regional, and national prognoses for agricultural raw materials and food of major markets development;

6.4. Elaboration of integration aspects for formation of governmental AFS development programs: national and regional levels of Russia.

7. International aspects of integration processes into AFS:

7.1. Institutional basis of international integration into AFS (legal framework, international organizations; foreign trade modes, forms of production and financial communication, ect.);

7.2. Positive and negative consequences of RF joining WTO for Russian AFS;

7.3. Custom Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus: project realization perspectives and threats;

7.4. Agricultural aspects of participation of Russia in international structures (EU, CIS, CES, EAEC, SCO, ect.);

7.5 Long-term perspectives of Russia’s integration into the World Food Market.

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