M. Slimane BEDRANI

The author centers, in his presentation, on four main points:

1 - Defining concepts of safety and food sovereignty
2 - Food safety is a major challenge facing the country;
3 - How has the food situation progressed in Algeria sixties ago?
4 - The author’s opinion about the way to orient agricultural policies for improving our food safety level.

The author concludes his presentation by emphasizing three key points for our country’s future food safety:

1 - The decisive importance of agricultural administration for realizing and implementing agricultural policies;
2 - Food security is a part of the overall economic development.
3 - The objective, periodic and regular policies assessment is an important condition for the good governance of the agricultural sector (or other sectors).