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MSU AFRE Food Security
International Updates


Otober 31, 2012

Food Security Group

Department of Agricultural, Food, Resource Economics

Michigan State University


Mozambique Farming Images

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

  • Thom Jayne. Contributed two chapters to the IFPRI book, Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development, which was awarded the 2011/12 Mercury Excellence Award.
  • Isaac Minde. Certificate of Recognition. Distinguished Fellow of the African Association of Agricultural Economists.
  • John Staatz. Certificate of Recognition. Distinguished Fellow of the African Association of Agricultural Economists.

Professional Publications – Recent Journal Articles

Input Use, Input Market Development and Natural Resource Management


Maize Value Chain Development

Outreach Presentations

  • Selected poster presented by Mather at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Triennial Conference. Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, 20 August 2012.

Mozambique Productivity and Policy

Most Recent Research and Outreach

Policy Presentations

Mali Food Security Initiative: Phase II

Project Overview

Local Food Security Plans
Evaluation Reports

Market Outlook Bulletins

Research Papers

Workshop/Conference Reports

  • Mali-Senegal Border Conference on Facilitating Trade between the Two Countries, May 20-21, 2011. This conference was jointly implemented with support from USAID/Senegal (the SAGIG/PCE project) and USAID/Mali (PROMISAM and IICEM projects).

Project Progress Reports

Quarterly Activity Report


The Food Security Group is pleased to announce the launch of the official website of the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute, a Zambian-managed agricultural policy research institute based in Lusaka, Zambia and affiliated with the University of Zambia’s Faculty of Agriculture.

Research Reports

Policy Syntheses


Guiding Investments in Sustainable Agricultural Markets in Africa  (GISAMA)


Tegemeo Agricultural Policy Research and Analysis (TAPRA) Project, Kenya

Conference Papers

Policy Presentations

Professional Publications

Strengthening Regional Agricultural Integration in West Africa (SRAI Programme)

Research Papers
Proposed Cereals Marketing Reforms in Mali