Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Food Security Group
Quarterly Updates, September 2018
MSU Food Security Group (FSG) invites you to read its latest news and to browse its faculty's publications and presentations.
What's FSG's lead project?
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy (FSP)
In 3 minutes, this overview video explains what we do, with the example of a policy reform in Zambia. MSU FSG leads this project in collaboration with IFPRI and the University of Pretoria. FSG faculty M. Maredia is FSP's Director.
FSG faculty wins a $1.2 million award: The Evaluation of the Marketplace for Nutritious
of this project is to increase the capacity and willingness of consumers, especially low-income consumers, to acquire and consume more nutritious foods. Lead PI is FSG faculty D. Tschirley.
FSG joins the “Partnership for Enabling Market Environments for Fertilizer in Africa (PEMEFA)”
Project goal: To transform African agriculture and smallholder farmers’ livelihoods by improving access to and use of fertilizers by establishing comprehensive, relevant, and robust national and regional fertilizer policies and regulatory frameworks that facilitate increased private sector investment and participation in fertilizer value chains. FSG faculty member: N. Mason.
"Why the Influence of Agricultural Policy Research is Probably Greater than We Think?"
An Agrilinks blog by FSG faculty T. Jayne, T. Reardon, M. Maredia and D. Tschirley: There are at least three categories of impactful policy-oriented research that development organizations should be promoting,
FSG faculty C. Donovan is Deputy Director of the newly awarded Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems Research.
d by MSU, this $13.6 million project is supported by USAID. This new award is the continuation of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes, which was also led by MSU, with several FSG faculty members contributing.
“Bino was an outstanding scholar, mentor, and administrator,” said AFRE chairperson Titus Awokuse. “His many colleagues will miss his keen insights, strong sense of partnership and wonderful sense of humor.”