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Professor Maria Grazia Quieti, Director of AUR's MA in Food Studies, was recently honored to be invited to the opening of a new state-of-the-art cacao R&D laboratory & training center at the Cacao of Excellence Program, led by an alliance between Bioversity International

How do the UN food agencies work together to end world hunger?  What are the strengths and complementarities of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the World Food Programme (WFP)?

The deadline for papers to be submitted for consideration for the "Novel Foods and Novel Food Production – a contribution to sustainability and food security?" has been extended to the 16th of December, 2022. 

The speaker is an award-winning educator who has provided leadership training to public officials, non-profit leaders, and graduate students from across the globe.

The Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations organizations in Rome together with various partners hosted Bites of Transfoodmation.

Victoria Rose, originally from Jacksonville, Florida, is a 2018 graduate of the Food Studies Master’s program at AUR. She received her B.S. in Dietetics, with a minor in chemistry, from Florida State University in 2016.

The American Academy of Rome (AAR), tucked away in the Monteverde neighborhood, provides a space for contemplation and research amidst a collaborative scholarly atmosphere for thirty lucky Rome Prize Fellows each year, along with a talented culinary staff.

On Friday, the 15 of October, Food Studies Masters students journeyed into Rieti, about two hours north of Rome, to visit Azienda Agricola Tularù, where Miguel and Alessandra have created a haven of community-based regenerative agriculture practices to promote

To reinforce the Mediterranean diet studies, students spent a Friday afternoon (on October 8) sampling several regional olive oils to learn about quality products and their health benefits.