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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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The Mandala Consortium: transforming urban food systems

2 July 2021

The MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge is leading one of four multi-million pound interdisciplinary research programmes awarded funding in 2021 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) ...

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Reducing Meat Consumption in the UK: Obstacles and Opportunities

26 May 2023

In this specially written article, Dr Charlotte Kukowski a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab and the Conservation Science Group (Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge) considers the obstacles and opportunities for reducing meat consumption in the UK. We are eating more...

GFS evidence submitted to Commons Committee inquiry into insect decline and UK food security

19 May 2023

Cambridge Global Food Security Interdisciplinary Research Centre, Wolfson College Interdisciplinary Research Hub on Sustainability & Conservation, and the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership have submitted written evidence in response to the House of Common’s Science, Innovation and Technology Committee’s...

Event Report: What is the real cost of food?

12 May 2023

This Food4Thought on-line panel discussion on Monday 17 th April looked at the cost of food, not just in terms of the price the consumer pays, but the toll our current system takes on human health, the environment and the implications for future generations. Click here to view the event recording. Chaired by Professor...


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. 

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