Expected Outcomes

  • Creation of a worldwide network of Food Security experts that builds human and institutional capacity to help feed the world.
  • Develop new science and technology for increased food production, processing, distribution and transfer technology to the field for improved results.
  • Attracting increased numbers of students to ISU and affiliated partner institutions, particularly in the area of Food Security research.
  • Increasing entrepreneurship opportunities, market participation, jobs, and employment potential for Iowa business companies through licensing, patents, spin-off companies, and start-ups.
  • Sustain rural livelihoods and social capital by increasing household food security and new market opportunities.