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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Interview series: Stories Behind the Science!

23 September 2020

Do we trust science? Who are the experts? What even is a fact? Public perception of scientists has been a growing concern since the 1960s, made critical by the current pandemic. The #AnnualFoodAgenda encourages young people to pursue science, but what does a scientist look like? We’ve been talking to researchers of all...

Meet Bright Nsolebna Jaato

21 September 2020

I am from Ghana, and in 2019 I was awarded the prestigious and highly competitive Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge. My doctoral research focuses on the use of renewable and sustainable techniques for environmental remediation, specifically for water purification (and also for...

Shellfish can feed one billion people in the developing world

15 July 2020

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have been carrying out pioneering research on the potential of bivalve shellfish (mussels, clams, and oysters) as a nutritious and low-impact food source. New innovations in how we produce bivalves could fulfil the protein needs of nearly one billion people in the most vulnerable...


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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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