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In AFRE, we practice management and economics that improve lives.  We address societal policy questions and solve practical problems for producers, consumers, and the environment. Our undergraduate and graduate programs prepare the next generation of economists and managers to meet the needs of the food, agricultural, and natural resource system in Michigan and around the world. One of the leading departments in the United States, AFRE counts over 75 faculty, 80 graduate students and 750 undergraduate students. 


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    AFRE is providing insights and resources on the impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic throughout Michigan and the United States.

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    AFRE is bringing its expertise in international development to provide critical thinking and frontline information on the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on developing countries.

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