Forming the system of food security indicators following the criteria of the SDGs-2030


  • Olena Kotykova Mykolaiv National Agrarian University, Faculty of Management, Department of Business Economy, Georgiy Gongadze, St. no. 9, 54010, Mykolaiv, Ukraine, Tel.: +38 (099) 293 03 63
  • Mykola Babych Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding, Faculty of Marine Economics, Department of Accounting and Economic Analysis, Prospekt Tsentralnyj, Ave. 3, 54000, Mykolaiv, Ukraine, Tel.: +38 (096) 180-87-70
  • Iryna Krylova Mykolaiv National Agrarian University, Faculty of Management, Department of Business Economy, Georgiy Gongadze, St. no. 9, 54010, Mykolaiv, Ukraine, Tel.: +38 (066) 208-72-17



food safety, indicator, level, method, system


Effective management of any system is impossible without a clear definition of its elements, hierarchical levels, and desired performance indicators. Considering this problem in the context of food security management, the authors set out to create a system of food security indicators at different hierarchical levels. The purpose of the article is to deepen theoretical and methodological provisions and develop a system of indicators as a component of food security management at different levels, which should meet the criteria and dimensions of the SDGs-2030. The methodological basis of the research is the dialectical method and general scientific and special methods of scientific knowledge. The results obtained are of great practical importance in shaping national and regional food security policies (programs) on a sustainable development basis. Proceeding from the results of the research and the scientific and theoretical positions of the epistemological content of the category of the concept “food security”, taking into account the criteria of food security of formation at different hierarchical levels and methodological aspects of its monitoring, it is proposed 54 indicators.


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How to Cite

Kotykova, O., Babych, M., & Krylova, I. . (2020). Forming the system of food security indicators following the criteria of the SDGs-2030. Potravinarstvo Slovak Journal of Food Sciences, 14, 1055–1065.