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  • New Web Site Launch

    Published on March 20, 2018

    You're visiting the Food Security Group at Michigan State University NEW WEB SITE!

  • Felix Kwame Yeboah speaking as a part of the Chicago Council's Global Food Security conference.

    Unlocking the Potential of the World’s Youth

    Published on March 19, 2018

    MSU AFRE Assistant Professor Felix Kwame Yeboah is the lead author of the 2018 Global Food Security Report and will present the report at the Global Food Security Symposium in Washington D.C. on March 22, 2018.

  • 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....

  • Goats transportation

    The "Hidden Middle," FSG's faculty T. Reardon's Top Cited Paper

    Published on January 29, 2018

    Relatively ‘hidden’ from mainstream debate are the middle segments (processing, logistics, wholesale) of agrifood value chains in developing countries—and yet this ‘midstream’ forms 30–40 per cent of the value added and costs in food value chains.

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