Food and Agriculture Initiative

Tackling one of the world's greatest challenges

The Food and Agriculture Initiative explores global food and agriculture as a subject of critical inquiry and applied knowledge to address social and environmental challenges in service of humanity. The initiative commits to identifying solutions and best practices for future generations through academics, research, global collaborations, physical spaces, and experiential learning.

Core Team

Smitha Haneef, Assistant Vice President, University Services, Campus Dining (co-chair)

Daniel Rubenstein, Class of 1877 Professor of Zoology, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Director, Program in Environmental Studies (co-chair)

David Wilcove, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs and the Princeton Environmental Institute

Shana Weber, Director, Office of Sustainability