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MSU AFRE Food Security
International Updates

QUARTERLY UPDATE

April 30, 2012

Food Security Group

Department of Agricultural, Food, Resource Economics

Michigan State University

 

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Since our last quarterly update, these items have been added to our web site:

International Development Working Papers

Awards Received by FSG Faculty and Students

  • Milu Muyanga was the first prize winner of the Global Development Network’s 2007 medal on research in the thematic area of Household Exposure to Risk and Effects on Poverty.
  • Megan Sheahan won Best M.S. Thesis of 2011 for “Analysis of Fertilizer Profitability and Use in Kenya” (thesis supervisor and major prof: T. Jayne).

Cross-Cutting Outreach Contributions

Input Use, Input Market Development and Natural Resource Management

Land Constraints and Their Implications for Agricultural Development Strategies in Africa

Mali Food Security Initiative:  Phase II

Research Reports

Mozambique Productivity and Policy

Project Overview

  • Annual Narrative Reports : 2010/11
  • Cumulative Project Output Reports: 2010/11

Policy Presentations

Research Reports

Professional Publications

2012

  • Benson, Todd, B. Cunguara, and Tewodaj Mogues. 2012. The supply of inorganic fertilizers to smallholder farmers in Mozambique: Evidence for fertilizer policy development. A research report produced by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) with the support of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).
  • Cunguara, B., J. Hanlon. 2012. Whose wealth is it anyway? Mozambique’s outstanding economic growth with worsening rural poverty. Development and Change. 2012, 43(3).
  • Cunguara, B. 2012. An exposition of development failures in Mozambique. Review of African Political Economy. 39(131):161-70.

2011

2010

2009

  • Cunguara, B., and K. Moder. 2011. Is agricultural extension helping the poor? Evidence from rural Mozambique. Journal of African Economies, 20(4): 562-595.
  • Tschirley, David, Colin Poulton and Patrick Labaste, eds. 2009. "Organization and Performance of Cotton Sectors in Africa: Learning from Reform Experience". Agriculture and Rural Development Research Report. World Bank. Washington, D.C.
  • Tschirley, David, Miltone Ayieko, Munguzwe Hichaambwa, Joey Goeb, and Wayne Loescher. 2009. "Modernizing Africa's Fresh Produce Supply Chains without Rapid Supermarket Takeover: Towards a Definition of Research and Investment Priorities". Proceedings of the conference "Towards priority actions for market development for African farmers", International Livestock Research Institute and AGRA, Nairobi. May 15-17, 2009

Zambia

Research Reports

Policy Syntheses

Annual Project Report

  • Food Security Research Project III – Zambia.  Annual Report, 2010/2011. (October 2010 to September 2011).

Policy Presentations

Professional Publications

Media Coverage

Guiding Investments in Sustainable Agricultural Markets in Africa  (GISAMA)

Communications and Outreach