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A healthy world through sustainable food systems.

The World Food System Center was established at ETH Zurich based on the belief that the real-world solutions needed to tackle the challenges our food system faces require collaboration from global and local stakeholders across the entire food value chain.

In order to do this, we support multi- and transdisciplinary approaches to addressing these challenges through research, education, and outreach activities that contribute to sustainable food security.

Latest News from the WFSC

20.07.2017 | WFSC

WFS Summer School a success in Stellenbosch, South Africa

How do we make change happen in the food system? This was a key question at our summer school this month in Stellenbosch, South Africa. 25 students and young professionals from 17 different countries explored food systems in transition during two exciting weeks of discovery and innovation. Read more 

20.07.2017 | WFSC

WFSC visits ETH Agri-Food Alumni

WFSC Dr. Eduardo Pérez and Prof. Alexander Mathys, Sustainable Food Processing, present at inaugural meeting of ETH Agri-Food Alumni. Read more 

19.07.2017 | WFSC

Screening of Food Evolution documentary

The Semper Aula was packed last Thursday for our screening of the new documentary Food Evolution. The public film screening was followed by a panel discussion with food system experts, moderated by ETH doctoral student Devang Mehta. Read more 

19.07.2017 | WFSC

Eating tomorrow

WFSC Project Manager Dr. Anna Katarina Gilgen was invited as a keynote speaker at the St. Gallen Nature Museum in the framework of Helvetas’ special exhibition “We Eat the World." Read more 

19.07.2017 | WFSC

Public lecture on effects of weather shocks on migration

WFSC held a public lecture focused on the effects of weather shocks over food producing regions with keynote speaker Prof. Wolfram Schlenker. Read more 

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