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MSU AFRE Food Security

International Updates




04 June 2012

Food Security Group


Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics


Michigan State University

Michigan State University's Food Security Group is pleased to share with you recent papers and presentation which we hope might help inform deliberations at the forthcoming (June 11-12) 2010 US-Africa Forum on Farming Is A Business:  Strengthening Linkages and Skills to Transform Africa's Food System, being presented by The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, the Joaquim Chissano Foundation, and the John A. Kufuor Foundation.


Agriculture, Structural Transformation, Ag Productivity Drivers and Pathways Out of Poverty:

Agribusiness Development:

Value Chain Development:

Specific Value Chains:




Improving Performance of Food Markets:

Land Access Issues:

Capacity Building Issues:

Improving Food Security in Africa: Highlights of 25 Years of Research, Capacity-Building, and Outreach. The MSU Food Security Group. MSU International Development Policy Synthesis Number 84. October 2009.