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Global Food Security

Global food security is a major research priority for UK and international science. The University of Cambridge Strategic Research Initiative in Global Food Security aims to integrate research ongoing across the various university Schools and Departments, to improve our understanding of the challenges of food security, and to develop solutions.Image courtesy of CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture

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Pablo Monsivais - Hungry and obese - the challenge of household food insecurity

15mins

30 Sep 2016

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Katya Yatskovskaya - The impact of water availablility on food security

Audio from a talk in Plenary 4.

18mins

13 Jul 2015

Rank #2

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Food: Field to Table? - 3 May 2016 - You are what you eat: Nutrition and Health Policy

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Niki Charalampopoulou - Reducing food waste to reduce our environmental impact

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Gemma Cranston - the business case for investing in nature

The audio of a talk from Plenary 3.

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Jon Lyall - Transgenic supression of avian influenza virus

The audio of a talk from Plenary 2.

22mins

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Mark Holmes - MRSA on Dairy Farms

A talk from Plenary 2.

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Food: Field to Table? - 27 January 2016 - The Roles of Gender and Technology in Market Exclusion

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Steve Wearne - Making a difference to poilicy: challenges and opportunities

Audio from a talk in Plenary 3.

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Rhys Green - Would land sharing or land sparing allow more wild species to survive?

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Lynn Dicks - Cool Farm Nature: developing an evidence-based biodiversity metric for the Cool Farm Tool

A talk from Plenary 3 of the Global Food Security Cambridge Symposium.

16mins

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Tara Garnett - Dietary choices and planetary impacts

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Food: Field to Table? - 24 February 2016 - The Politics of Food Provisioning and Access

Patta Scott-Villiers (IDS, Sussex)Commoditisation of the right to food

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Food: Field to Table? - 2 December 2015 - Paris 2015: Securing Food in a Changing Climate

Nazia Habib-Minz (University of Cambridge)Climate Change and FoodKatrin Glatzel (Agriculture for Impact, Imperial College)African Agriculture

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Shadrack Yoash & John Opio (Farm Africa) - Agriculture is the backbone of our countries - viewpoint from the grassroots

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30 Sep 2016

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