Solving FCB: A Graphical Abstract

The first Solving FCB workshop began with warm roundtable introductions that set the foundation for an excellent week of learning about project partners, colleagues, and friends. We were fortunate enough to be invited to listen in and produce the first project output, an art piece of all things!

Awards, Media Coverage

Dr. Rashid Sumaila named as 2022 AAAS Fellow

This article was originally posted at Click here to view. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has elected Dr. Rashid Sumaila to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, among the most distinct honours within the global scientific …

Media Coverage

UBC Knowledge Exchange Spotlight – Collaboration, the key to fighting climate change

Dr. Cheung and Dr. Sumaila both envision a world with healthy oceans and freshwater ecosystems, in which their resources are used sustainably and equitably.

Partnership Goals & Objectives

The goal of the 6-year Partnership, “Solving the Sustainability Challenges at the Food-Climate-Biodiversity Nexus” (Solving-FCB), is to support and facilitate the development of viable FCB solutions that explicitly consider their complex social and ecological contexts. The Solving-FCB Partnership brings together world-leading scholars and practitioners from academic institutes, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, and government agencies to undertake transdisciplinary research that examines policies and human actions at the intersection of achieving food security, climate mitigation and biodiversity conservation goals.


About Solving FCB


Core & Related Publications

Media Coverage

All Media Coverage either directly or tangentially related to Solving-FCB.


Investigators, Collaborators, Scientific Directors & Researcher Profiles

FCB Principles

EDI Principle Commitment


Presentations by Solving-FCB Members.

Case Studies



Ghana & Nigeria

Costa Rica

The Netherlands

The Partnership is grounded on five case studies that focus on FCB challenges under a range of societal and environmental contexts. Through case studies in Canada, China, Costa Rica, Ghana/Nigeria and the Netherlands, the Partnership aims to elucidate specific policy-related questions under different decision-making contexts. Although independent of each other, the case studies align in their common exploration of visions and pathways to achieve FCB goals.

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