- The capital and main city is Bamako.
- The official language is French
- Area: 478,841 sq mi (approx. 4x the size of the State of Michigan)
- Population approx. 15 million in 2009
- Climate: Northern Sahara zone in Mali experiences hot and dry climate whereas the climate of Mali in the subtropical southern part is hot and humid
Fun Fact: The prime meridian marker is located in Gao, Mali, where one can literally stand on the edge of two hemispheres.
MSU and Partners achievements in Mali
Brochure in English
Les réalisations de MSU et ses partenaires au Mali
Pamphlet en français
Main Research Themes
- Agrifood System Transformation
- Input Use and Market Development
- Policy Research and Capacity Building
- Sustainable Agricultural Intensification
- Training and Capacity Building
- Value Chain Analysis
Publications and Presentations
Published on December 17, 2019
S. Haggblade, N. Keita, A. Traoré, P. Traoré, A. Diarra and V. Thériault, 2019. A Market Survey of Fraudulent Pesticides on Sale in Mali, FSP Research Brief 101, East Lansing: Michigan State University.
Published on December 10, 2019
Steven Haggblade, Naman Keita, Abdramane Traoré, Pierre Traoré, Amadou Diarra and Veronique Thériault, 2019. A Market Survey of Fraudulent Pesticides Sold in Mali. FSP Research Paper 157.
Published on December 9, 2019
Ame Cho and Ben Belton, 2019. Growth and Transformation in Off- Farm Segments of the Maize Value Chain in Shan State. FSP Research Paper 156.
Published on November 25, 2019
Amidou Assima, Giacomo Zanello, and Melinda Smale, 2019. Effects of Fertilizer Subsidies on Women's Diet: Quality by Food Supply Source in Mali. FSP Research Paper 152. East Lansing: Michigan State University.
Prévision de la production agricole à partir des prix observés en début de la campagne de commercialisation
Published on October 23, 2019
Steven Haggblade, Yenizié Koné, Abdramane Traoré et Pierre Traoré, 2019. Prévision de la production agricole à partir des prix observés en début de la campagne de commercialisation. FSP Research Brief 100, East Lansing: Michigan State University.