Center for International Food and Agricultural Policy

University of Minnesota

332 ClaOff Building
1994 Buford Avenue
St. Paul Minnesota 55108-6040
Phone: (612) 625-9208
FAX: (612) 625-2729
Contact: C. Ford Runge, PhD., Director

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Bioscience Field

International food and agricultural policy
Food biotechnology policy

Goals and Objectives

The principal objective of the Center is to provide leadership in research to improve our knowledge of the international aspects of food, agriculture, nutrition, natural and human resources, and the environment. This knowledge is disseminated in a variety of teaching, training and public service efforts.


The Center encompasses four major program areas:

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