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How to Feed the World Without Killing the Planet?

July 13, 2017

By Claire Kremen Kremen is Faculty Co-Director of BFI and a conservation biologist. Her research seeks to reconcile human resource use with biodiversity conservation by providing information, tools, and techniques that can... READ MORE

Hiring: Graduate Student Research Assistant

July 7, 2017

(Student Assistant IV, 4919) Appointment: Fall and Spring semester 2017-18, 5 hours per week Preferred working days are Monday through Thursday Compensation: $25.03 per hour; this position does not include tuition and fee remission.... READ MORE

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May 3, 2017

BFI Research Showcase

This event showcased six multi-disciplinary and innovative research projects in food and agriculture funded by our 2015 seed grants.

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The Berkeley Food Institute seeks to transform food systems to expand access to healthy, affordable food and promote sustainable and equitable food production. We empower new leaders with the capacity to cultivate diverse, just, resilient, and healthy food systems.