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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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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.

Two sustainable food events you won’t want to miss

May 07, 2019

As a partner in the EIT Food #AnnualFoodAgenda Project, Cambridge Global Food Security is pleased to be launching our second season of public events.

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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

Algal Biotechnology Techniques and opportunities for the sustainable bioeconomy 2019

Jul 09, 2019

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, Stuttgart, Germany

MAKEit Sugar Hack 2019

Jul 19, 2019

MakeSpace, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX

The Food Tech Transition Summer School 2019

Jul 29, 2019

University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

23rd Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium

Sep 26, 2019

Moller Centre, Cambridge

Upcoming events