The Food Security Group at Michigan State University believes that good food and nutrition policy, informed by solid empirical evidence that is generated jointly with local partners, can transform economies and lives in low income countries.

  • FSG Quarterly Updates, February 2018

    Published on February 8, 2018

    See our latest Quarterly Updates, with access to all the publications and presentations from the last quarter.

  • David Ortega Earns Emerging Scholar Award from SAEA

    Published on February 6, 2018

    MSUAFRE assistant professor David Ortega has been awarded the Emerging Scholar Award from the Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA), an award honoring high-performing early-career professionals in the profession.

  • Truck transporting maize in Nigeria

    What Are "Food Systems?"

    Published on February 6, 2018

    In a video for the World Food Program, Prof. T. Reardon explains "food systems" as a collection of value chains, like a tree diagram structure.... Farmers need trucks to transport their maize....


Banner photo: Women processing food in Dakar, Senegal

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