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Cambridge Global Food Security

A Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge

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Next Steps for Sugar Reduction

Delegates at this conference will discuss the next steps for reducing sugar consumption in the UK. It takes place in light of the recently published policy paper on the Soft Drinks Industry Levy ahead of new legislation being introduced in the Finance Bill 2017 as set out in the Government’s childhood obesity plan.

  • Apr 27, 2017 08:30 AM to Apr 27, 2017 01:00 PM.

Tackling Childhood Obesity: Are we doing enough?

BHU Annual Lecture, in association with CSaP

  • May 11, 2017 06:00 PM to May 11, 2017 07:00 PM.

Transfer of Crop Research Knowledge to Small Farmers

This seminar is organised by Cambridge Global Food Security in collaboration with the Tropical Agriculture Association East Anglia Branch, NIAB International, and CambPlants. Participants will learn about the experiences of two of East Anglia’s leading crop research centres in transferring research results to farmers in Kenya and Ethiopia.

  • May 16, 2017 01:30 PM to May 16, 2017 06:00 PM.

Third European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2017

Looking at topics including urban, energy and infrastructure, agriculture, forestry biodiversity, ecosystem services, health and well being.

  • Jun 06, 2017 09:00 AM to Jun 09, 2017 05:00 PM.

11th European Conference on Precision Agriculture

The theme of ‘Innovating through Research’ will enable all involved in Precision Agriculture to participate.

  • Jul 16, 2017 08:00 PM to Jul 20, 2017 06:00 PM.

Global Food Security Annual Symposium 2017

The annual gathering of our Initiative members to share research and network with others

  • Sep 06, 2017 09:00 AM to Sep 06, 2017 05:00 PM.

Global Food Security Annual Symposium 2017

SAVE THE DATE!! This year's annual Symposium will be held on Wednesday 6th September, 2017, at Murray Edwards College Cambridge.

  • Sep 06, 2017 09:00 AM to Sep 06, 2017 05:30 PM.

Ethical, legal and societal aspects of genome editing in agriculture: International Summer School

Young researchers from all areas of the field are invited to present and discuss their work within an interdisciplinary group of young scientists and a team of high profile experts from different disciplines.

  • Oct 02, 2017 09:00 AM to Oct 06, 2017 05:00 PM.

Total Food 2017

An international conference exploring the latest breakthroughs in research into better ways of exploiting waste and co-products from agriculture and food production.

  • Oct 31, 2017 12:00 AM to Nov 02, 2017 12:00 AM.

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Global food security is a major research priority for UK and international science.

Cambridge Global Food Security is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge. We promote an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenge of ensuring all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and preferences for an active and healthy life. 

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Upcoming events

Next Steps for Sugar Reduction

Apr 27, 2017

Central London-UK Headquarters, 4 Bracknell Beeches, Old Bracknell Lane West, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7BW

Tackling Childhood Obesity: Are we doing enough?

May 11, 2017

Howard Lecture Theatre, Downing College

Transfer of Crop Research Knowledge to Small Farmers

May 16, 2017

NIAB Innovation Farm, Villa Road, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9NZ

Third European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2017

Jun 06, 2017

SECC, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW

11th European Conference on Precision Agriculture

Jul 16, 2017

John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh First, 18 Holyrood Park Road Edinburgh EH16 5AY

Upcoming events