McGill Institute for Global Food Security

Founding Year: 2010



Patrick Cortbaoui, PhD., Ag.Eng (Director)

They aim to act as a “hub of knowledge and training in food security.” In alignment with this, the Institute focuses on “operational research, applied education and effective outreach that will address the needs of industry and society.” Their energies are focused on finding sustainable solutions and help to advance annual agricultural productivity growth while conserving natural resources and minimizing environmental degradation.


McGill Institute for Global Food Security contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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