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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Upcoming Cambridge Festival Events

5 March 2021

The Cambridge Festival begins on 26 March. Join us at these food security-related events! 26 March - 4 April. The ‘good’ and ‘bad’ of food production: An exhibition. Visit the TIGR2ESS virtual exhibition of images from India that depict relationships with food and the livelihoods of those involved in its production. Listen...

How to feed 10 Billion people

20 January 2021

How and what we eat, and where our food comes from, these everyday choices that we often think very little about, have become increasingly relevant to climate change. With a global population projected to reach 10 billion by 2050, it is not unreasonable to ask: how are we going to feed all these people... and without...

Healthier food, healthier planet: transforming food systems

14 January 2021

Projects seeking to transform the UK food system by placing healthy people and a healthy natural environment at their centre received a £24m boost today. Four interdisciplinary research projects have received funding through the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF). The 'Transforming urban food...


All University staff, except those needed for business-critical activity, are now working remotely. Please contact us by email, and find the latest COVID-19 information here

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. 

Please contact the Programme Manager D.ssa Francesca Re Manning to request information, share information, or join our mailing list.