UC Global Food Initiative

Founding Year: 2014



Janet Napolitano (Founder)

It is an initiative of the University of California that “created new collaborations among UC’s 10 campuses”  in order to address a critical sustainability issue; namely, “how to sustainably and nutritiously feed a world population expected to reach eight billion by 2025.”  It aligns the “university’s research, outreach and operations in a sustained effort to develop, demonstrate and export solutions — throughout California, the United States and the world — for food security, health and sustainability”.



UC Global Food Initiative contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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