Blueberries and green beans in paper trays on a yellow checked tablecloth

Global Food Initiative

UC is working to address one of the critical issues of our time: How to sustainably and nutritiously feed a world population expected to reach 8 billion by 2025.

Sustainable Agriculture Education Association conference overview
UC Santa Cruz’s Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, with support from the UC Global Food Initiative, hosted the Sustainable Agriculture Education Association national conference, highlighting hands-on educational efforts that bridge scientific and social issues.
$6.3M will help UC Riverside save America’s avocado orchards
Scientists to take on the imposing threats of incurable fungus, root rot and salinity.
New engineering research center to focus on agriculture technology
UC Merced joins three other campuses to sustainably meet the challenge of boosting global food production by 70 percent by 2050.
Chinese fishing boats took half a billion dollars of illegal squid from North Korea. Scientists used satellites to catch them out
Satellite technology and machine learning are helping track down illegal and environmentally damaging ‘dark fleets’ of fishing boats.