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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge


Mariana's role in the Department is to coordinate CambPlants, a Cambridge University initiative that provides an umbrella for activities with relevance to plants as contributors to food, energy, materials, health and ecosystem services. 


  1. to develop internal and external synergies and partnerships
  2. to foster interdisciplinary interactions across Cambridge University and support funding applications 
  3. to intensify collaborative activities with the Strategic Initiatives and Networks
  4. to inform and interact with public, government and NGOs
  5. to provide advice and guidance for impact case studies