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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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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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Meet Yuan He

Aug 02, 2018

We've been producing enough food to feed the total population on Earth for the last 50 years, so why are people still starving?

EU ruling on crop production has a “deep logical flaw”

Jul 31, 2018

There is a “deep logical flaw” in the new ruling by the European Court of Justice in its attempt to draw a line between natural and artificial in crop production, says Professor Ottoline Leyser, the Director of Sainsbury Lab at the University of Cambridge.

Archaeologists find bread remains that predate agriculture

Jul 19, 2018

The recently published study finds remains of the oldest evidence for bread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago. The paper was co-authored by Monica Nicolaides Ramsey from the McDonald Institute of Archaeological Research at University of Cambridge.

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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

SDG-Conference: Towards Zero Hunger - Partnerships for impact

Aug 30, 2018

Wageningen Campus, The Netherlands

EIT Food Summer School 2018

Sep 08, 2018

Munich, Belfast and Cambridge

Bioavailability 2018

Sep 10, 2018

John Innes Conference Centre, Norwich

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