UC ANR Strategic Initiatives
Making a Difference in California
Rising to the Challenge. Our five Strategic initiatives (SIs) bring the power of science to deliver practical solutions to help California. The work addresses challenges, such as fire, water shortages, safe food, urban pests, college readiness and poor nutrition.
See SI Focal Areas and Grand Challenges (pdf)
Public Value. The work of the SIs helps build our state economy, protect our natural resources, build our people and communities and ensures we have safe food.
See our Public Value Statements for more.
Partnerships are key. Our Strategic Initiatives help unify, communicate and advocate for the work we do; bringing together partners from the
- UC Campuses,
- Our County Cooperative Extension Offices See 100 years video
- Statewide Programs and Institutes,
- Research and Extension Center
with a range of collaborators from the private and public sectors.
Our structure. The SIs are the umbrellas for our
The Strategic Initiative Knowledge Bank
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Explore our 5 initiatives using the links below.
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