The University of Sheffield Sustainable Food Futures (SheFF) tackles global food security through integrated interdisciplinary investigations of agri-food systems.

SheFF brings together world-class researchers from across the University, in all five faculties, and in major collaborating research centres, institutes and groups, including Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI), Sheffield International Development Institute (SIID), the Robert Hill Institute for Plant Science Research (RHI) and the P3 Centre of Excellence in Translational Plant Science, the Human Nutrition Unit, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), the Advanced Resource Efficiency Centre (AREC), and the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures. SheFF also contributes to the N8AgriFood programme.

SheFF works with researchers, businesses, government, consumers and NGOs in the agri-food sector to assess the impact of environmental, political, economic, cultural and demographic change on food  systems and identify solutions to mitigate risks and successfully adapt.

Our approach has the following distinctive characteristics:


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