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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Scientific innovation is transforming the response to pressing development challenges faced by the poorest half of the world’s population.

Cambridge and in-country researchers and change actors are joining forces to advance international development through research. In this series of talks, we will discover some fascinating scientific collaborations that are empowering countries to strengthen their research and innovation ecosystems, achieve food security and improve their healthcare and education.

Chair: Professor Pauline Rose (The Faculty of Education)


Professor Lisa Hall, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology: Affordable Diagnostics for Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).

Dr. Carol Ibe, Department of Plant Sciences: Reach & Teach Science in Africa: a capacity building project to strengthen research and innovation in sub-Saharan Africa

Warren Arinaitwe, Department of Plant Sciences: Food security in Africa.

Please find more information HERE.




Thursday, 1 April, 2021 - 17:30 to 18:30