Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security
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Improving the effectiveness and sustainability of agri-food systems is vital to tackling the challenges of global population growth, rapid urbanisation, food and environmental security, and diet and health.

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The Global Academy will offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as having close ties with existing programmes offered by the university.

Find out more and help us develop our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

The vision and mission of the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security

New Appointments and Education Programmes 

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The University of Edinburgh hosts five Global Academies: Agriculture and Food Security, Health, Justice, Development, and Environment and Society.