You don't buy and sell the environment, says Joseph Herriges, professor of environmental economics. But understanding the value of the environment is essential for designing policy to protect it.
Ten MSU faculty from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the College of Engineering have been tapped for the 2016 cohort of the Academy for Global Engagement Fellowship Program.
Michigan State University will use two grants, awarded by the U.S. Agency for International Development and totaling more than $18 million, to support two African nations as they fight hunger and take charge of their own food security future.
The MSU/AFRE Quarterly Food Security Update reports highlights of research and outreach accomplishments of AFRE projects operating in a number of developing countries.
Taking part in the recent World Food Prize celebration alonside leaders in the field of agriculture and human nutrition was an experience that a dozen BHEARD scholars won't soon forget.
Twelve Borlaug Higher Education for Agricultural Research and Development (BHEARD) scholars traveled Oct. 14-16 to Des Moines, Iowa, to attend the 2015 World Food Prize symposium.
AFRE, other MSU and Mid-West University Researchers Presented Research and Policy Outreach Insights at the Annual Michigan Agricultural Credit Conference, October 26, Kellogg Center, MSU.
Mark Skidmore has been named director of the North Central Region Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) effective January 1, 2016.
By 2050, the world's population is expected to reach nine billion. To feed a population that size, food production will need to increase by 70 percent to 100 percent, according to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The U.S. Agency for International Development has announced that AFRE’s Food Security Group will receive an additional $1.8 million associate award as part of ongoing work through the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy.
As the season changes into autumn, our Department is changing too. In addition to welcoming new and returning students for fall classes, we also have new faculty and staff joining the department.
How comfortable is a fourth-generation Wisconsin dairy farmer analyzing a business plan before a panel of judges from the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA)? If that dairy farmer is Leonard Polizin -- very comfortable.
AFRE assistant professor Cloe Garnache considers the great outdoors to be more than just a place to enjoy her hobbies of rock climbing and backpacking.
Collaborative research keeps work fresh and interesting for Professor Scott Swinton. So does working with graduate students. Successfully integrating the two helped Swinton earn this year's MSU William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award.