About ACWFS

About ACWFS

Mission

Our mission is to conduct interdisciplinary research in order to enhance food and nutrition security

Aims and objectives

The aim is to bring together a broad range of researchers with the ambition to foster interdisciplinary cooperation in research, education and outreach

Strategy

Food security is part of a complex system of factors, which requires an interdisciplinary approach maintaining transparency and tractability of assumptions, models and scenarios.

Organization

The Centre is an interdisciplinary institute bringing together people from various institutes and Faculties of the VU

History

The roots of the ACFWS can be traced back to the Centre for World Food Studies; in Dutch: Stichting Onderzoek Wereldvoedselvoorziening or SOW-VU

Contact

The Centre can be contacted via info.acwfs@vu.nl