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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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Successful networking event for early career researchers

Apr 06, 2018

Twenty five early career researchers from eight departments across the University met at a networking event yesterday at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

Made in the Sainsbury Lab

Apr 04, 2018

Can technology create better food? The BBC interviewed Giles Oldroyd and Ottoline Leyser of the Sainsbury Laboratory at Cambridge University.

Meet Dr Pablo Salas

Apr 03, 2018

This Latin American researcher is not afraid to tackle big issues head-on. He wants to make the world more resilient to climate change, and he’s doing it by pulling together global expertise and using it to help policy-makers and the public make fully informed decisions.

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

Cambridge Global Food Security is an Interdisciplinary Research 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

MonoGram 2018

Apr 24, 2018


The Future of UK Farming

Apr 27, 2018

Fir Farm, Gloucestershire

Sustainability, Natural Resources & International Law

Apr 27, 2018

LG-17, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge

Cambridge-Africa Day

May 01, 2018

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