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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Our Approach

Urgent action is required to create a system capable of providing enough quality food for the world into the future. We aim to accelerate progress towards a sustainable and socially equitable way to feed our growing global population.

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Our Global Community

Cambridge's world-leading community of food security researchers is truly global, bringing a wealth of perspectives and knowledge together to address this complex issue. Meet some of our researchers here.

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TIGR2ESS

Transforming India's Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food supplies. Our major new collaborative project with India, launched in 2018, funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund.

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Innovation in the Food System

We work with leading businesses, research centres and universities to find innovative solutions to food system challenges and put them into practice.

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Cambridge Global Food Security’s continuing contribution to the Europe-wide EIT Food Project

Sep 11, 2019

Cambridge Global Food Security continues to be a valuable partner in the EIT Food #AnnualFoodAgenda Project, hosting more successful events under this season’s title: Healthier Nutrition. Led by IMDEA (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies), the #AnnualFoodAgenda project aims to encourage people to think more about the food they eat and where it comes from.

How plant scientists at Cambridge are trying to defend our most important crops from a deadly disease

Jun 05, 2019

Plant scientists in Cambridge have discovered how gene activity can increase plant resistance to blight.

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

Cambridge Global Food Security is a virtual centre at 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

Annual PublicHealth@Cambridge Network Showcase 2019: Planetary Health

Nov 15, 2019

David Attenborough Building, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2, UK

The Future of Food

Nov 20, 2019

TownHall Europe, Belgium, Brussels

Matchmaking event on sustainable food packaging

Dec 04, 2019

Lausanne, Switzerland

Algal biotechnology techniques and opportunities for the sustainable bioeconomy 2019

Dec 12, 2019

Algal Innovation Centre (AIC), University of Cambridge, UK

Travel Showcase and Networking Event

Dec 13, 2019

Tom Ap Rees Room and Library, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site CB2 3EA

Upcoming events