SDG 2 Zero Hunger

UNSW demonstrates expertise through people, centres and institutes and partnership

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UNSW Institute for Global Development

The UNSW Institute for Global Development and collaborators lead projects to improve food and income security, creating livelihood options and build technical and farming capacity for local farmers.

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Research partner with Future Food Systems 

The Future Food Systems Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) was created to support innovation and growth across the value chain. It commenced operations in 2019 for an initial term of 10 years, with a budget from the Commonwealth of Australia and participants totalling $174 million.

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Agritech Greenhouse


Agricultural innovation is key to improving practices, driving productivity and increasing profitability. UNSW's agritech experts explore sustainable solutions across production, processing, transportation and consumption of food and materials.

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Johannes le Coutre joined UNSW in 2019 as Professor in Food & Health. With the goal to strengthen food security and to alleviate the agricultural burden on the environment he is developing a broad research agenda on cellular agriculture. 

A/Prof Sammut has worked in the Asia-Pacific Region for over 25 years with a focus on improving aquaculture to increase fish, shrimp and lobster production. He leads the UNSW Aquaculture Research Group.     

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UNSW is committed to ending hunger, promoting food security and improved nutrition and researching sustainable agriculture. Explore our commitments and activities to this Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). 

Explore UNSW's contributions to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, designed to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges, such as ending poverty and hunger, climate change, the reduction of inequalities and more.