Global Food Initiative

UC Riverside water brine

Providing clean water for a growing population

A new method to squeeze every drop from brine will alleviate water shortages in arid regions.

UC Merced ag exchange

UC Merced launches countywide food and ag exchange

Campus partners with CropMobster to help grow the local food economy and connect people in need.

UC Riverside ants

Using seaweed to kill California's least favorite ant

Hydrogel baits could help control Argentine ants, the subject of 85 percent of the state's pest control services.

Tomato varieties UC Davis

7 challenges for achieving global food security

UC Davis’ Helene Dillard leads the charge for more sustainable, equitable food systems.

UC Berkeley ModRoof

Thinking inside the cardboard box

UC Berkeley engineers use materials at hand to solve global problems, like roofing material made from recycled cardboard.

UC Davis wheat fields

Climate change to reduce wheat yields by as much as a third, new model suggests

Agricultural technology can help bridge the gap.

UC Riverside beer

Ready for a better beer?

Newly sequenced barley genome could lead to better beer, whiskey and understanding of other crops.

Mark Gold and Jonathan Gold

Solid Golds: Sustainable seafood is the goal

UCLA alumni and brothers Mark and Jonathan Gold on how to achieve it.

UC Berkeley's Team Greenscape members: Adrian Lu, Ali Ticker, Michael Fleischmann, Olga Ballard, M.B.A. 18; and Ryan Peterson.

Graduate students compete to make food more sustainable

Patagonia Case Competition held at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.

Drycard UC Davis

‘DryCard’ invention wins competition to reduce food loss in Africa

Moisture-sensing card will help farmers store dried food without spoilage.

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