Food security

Plant Adaptation and California’s Changing Environment

November 08, 2019
Gail Taylor, professor and department chair, spoke to a packed meeting at UC Center Sacramento on “Plant Adaptation to Climate Change in California,” focusing on potential climate change impacts on agriculture. The center educates future policy-makers and leaders in the craft of politics and policy-making.

Making the Case for Fruits and Vegetables

March 08, 2019
The importance of eating fruits and vegetables is making headlines again, with studies on nutrition security, nutrient consumption, and a global diet with increased consumption of fruits and vegetables to meet healthy diet goals.

Plant Breeding Academy Addresses Global Food Needs

March 04, 2019
To address the global shortage of plant breeders and enable future food security, the UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy offers a professional development certificate program in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

UC Davis Partners in USAID-Funded Project to Improve Nutrition Worldwide

January 15, 2019
Improving nutrition for women and children in low- and middle-income countries around the globe. "USAID Advancing Nutrition" will bring together international and local organizations from various sectors to design, implement and evaluate activities that fight malnutrition.