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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Key Interdisciplinary Programmes

Our members are involved in a huge variety of research projects. The following pages highlight three key interdisciplinary programmes that span multiple departments and involve collaborations with partners outside of the University.


Transforming India's Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies


European Institute of Innovation and Technology Food Knowledge and Innovation Community

Cambridge Centre for Crop Science

A coalition of international expertise based on a partnership between the University of Cambridge and NIAB.


Other key programmes include:

CINTRIN: The Cambridge-India Network for Translational Research in Nitrogen. Investigating the sustainable use of nitrogen fertiliser in agriculture in the UK and India.


Please note that not all Initiative Members are associated with these specific programmes.

For further details about any of our research programmes, please the Cambridge Global Food Security Initiative Coordinator.

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

Counting the Cost, Value and Benefits of Natural Capital in Agriculture

Jan 24, 2018

Norwich Research Park, Centrum, Norwich, NR4 7UG

UCCRI Early Career Researcher Programme events

Jan 26, 2018

David Attenborough Building, Cambridge

The Cambridge Sustainable Food Hub

Feb 07, 2018

Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Smart Farming: The ‘AI’m of Machine-to-Machine Learning in Agriculture

Feb 20, 2018

Eagle Labs, Chesterton Road, Cambridge

Upcoming events