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UK, international and commercial partners

In addition to our programme sponsors and partners, many other UK, international and commercial organisations work within the food security arena.

UK based organisations


UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UKCDS)

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  • Brings together key government departments and UK research funders who support development sciences
  • Maximises the impact of UK research funding on international development outcomes

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

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Aims to help improve the efficiency and competitiveness of various agriculture and horticulture sectors within the UK


International organisations


French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

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Carries out research for high quality and healthy foods, competitive and sustainable agriculture and a preserved environment


Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)

Provides feasible solutions for the sustainable development of Brazilian agribusiness through knowledge and technology generation and transfer


Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Provides information, research and technology, and policies and programs to achieve security of the food system, health of the environment and innovation for growth


United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

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Provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.


Wageningen University and Research Centre

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Provides education and generates knowledge in the field of life sciences and natural resources


Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

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To achieve sustainable food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through scientific research and research-related activities in the fields of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, policy, and environment