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Richardson Selected As Jefferson Science Fellow

Friday, December 4, 2020
Global map of COVID outbreak

With the global challenge of addressing the broad ranging impacts of COVID-19, it is critical to investigate what relief efforts make actual improvement in mitigating the negative effects…

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Successful Suppression of Mosquitoes Using Sterile Males in China

Thursday, July 18, 2019
A very close picture of a mosquito on a finger

Michigan State University and Sun Yat-Sen University, in partnership with the Wolbaki Biotech Company, the Joint FAO/IAEA Division and others, have successfully suppressed a mosquito vector population in…

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$11M USAID Grant to Help Developing Nations Improve Food Security Policymaking

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
MSU earns $11 million USAID grant to help developing nations improve food security policymaking

The Michigan State University (MSU) Food Security Group (FSG), based in the MSU Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE), has received an $11 million grant from the United States…

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More Beans: Better Crops, Better Nutrition in Guatemala

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Luis Flores, Guatemala

According to the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the indigenous Mayan population of the western highlands of Guatemala remains one of the most undernourished in the world….

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Doctoral Student Awarded USAID Fellowship to Study in Malawi

Monday, June 13, 2016
Silberg Malawi

Timothy Silberg, doctoral student in the Department of Community Sustainability (CSUS), was selected for a 2016 Graduate Research Fellowship Grant through the U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food…

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MSU to Lead $5.8M USAID Grant for Potatoes in Indonesia, Bangladesh

Monday, October 26, 2015
potatoes

The U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded Michigan State a $5.8 million cooperative agreement to improve potato production in Bangladesh and Indonesia. The grant supports USAID’s work…

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