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UC Davis and Europe’s lead ag university join forces with policymakers on climate and food science

Two of the world's top-ranking agricultural universities are teaming up with California and international policymakers to tackle one of the greatest challenges to food systems across the planet.


Global thought leaders to advise center's vision

The World Food Center announces the appointment of its first external Advisory Board, which includes an impressive range of leaders on the global scale, including sustainable agriculture pioneer Sir Gordon Conway, former Under Secretary Elisabeth Hagen and produce executive Bruce Taylor.


The MOU is a new initiative on food safety in China.

Food safety agreement sets framework for World Food Center-China

Officials from the city of Zhuhai, China, and the University of California, Davis, have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish the World Food Center-China.


UC Davis and Mars, Incorporated announce plans to create first-of-its-kind innovation institute focusing on food, agriculture and health

The University of California, Davis, through its World Food Center, and Mars, Incorporated have agreed to pursue the establishment of a new institute designed to deliver big-impact, Silicon Valley-type breakthroughs in food, agriculture and health.


Howard Yana-Shapiro heads the new Innovation Institute for Food and Health

Partnerships and innovation in food, ag and health

Taking on the big challenges of food security, sustainable agriculture and global health for a growing global population is the aim of a one-day symposium at the University of California, Davis, on Jan. 14. Jointly organized with Mars, Incorporated and in collaboration with the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, the symposium marks the official launch of the Innovation Institute for Food and Health a partner of the World Food Center at UC Davis.