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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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New consortium funded to deliver systems research programme to transform urban food system

2 July 2021

CEDAR researchers are leading one of four multi-million pound interdisciplinary research programmes awarded funding to support the transformation of the UK food system. The research is being funded through the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF). Each of the five-year programmes will address...

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Why democratising plant bio-technologies in Africa matters

21 September 2022

On 23 September Dr Carol Ibe of the JR Biotek Foundation started the Michaelmas term of our ECR Coffee Break Seminars discussing: Democratizing plant science research to accelerate food and nutrition security in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr Ibe and the group discussed the vast opportunities, challenges and prospects in Africa's...

Cambridge Global Food Security Researcher: Joeva Rock

8 September 2022

Joeva Rock recently joined the University of Cambridge as an Assistant Professor in Development Studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies. An anthropologist, she uses ethnographic methods to study the interplay of food, politics, and development. She is a fellow of Murray Edwards College and a member...

Restoring Tropical Agroecosystems: Nine Actions for Success

17 August 2022

Actions to successfully restore tropical agroecosystems are described in a new paper published in Trends in Ecology & Evolution (TREE) , written by a team led by Dr Michael Pashkevich, Marshall Sherfield Fellow in the Insect Ecology Group at the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge. The authors present nine...


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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