International Studies & Programs



Published: Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013
Author: Rachael Kelley Acker
Department: Global Center for Food Systems Innovation

Mark DeVisser, PhD student working with Prof. Joseph Messina in the climate change group of GCFSI delivered a presentation on "National Control of Tsetse: Is Eradication in Kenya Feasible?" at 15th International Symposium on the Medical/Health Geography.

Published: Thursday, 20 Jun 2013
Author: Soundarya Lakshmi Srirajakalidindi
Department: Global Center for Food Systems Innovation

Last year, the office of International Studies and Programs added another feather to its cap with the launch of the Global Center for Food System Innovation, or GCFSI, at Michigan State University.  Led by chairperson of MSU’s Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Ajit Srivastava and Professor in MSU’s Department of Educational Administration Reitumetse Mabokela, GCFSI is a United States Agency for International Development, or USAID, funded project.

Published: Thursday, 06 Jun 2013
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Global Center for Food Systems Innovation

A team composed of MSU’s professors and scientists will start working on a project to find ways that could help reduce farm pollution starting in July. The project, titled A Social-Ecological Analysis of Nitrogen in Agricultural Systems of the Upper Midwest, is fueled by a $1.46 million grant from the National Science Foundation and aims to propose solutions to reduce pollution caused by nitrogen in fertilizers, thereby helping not only the environment, but farmers, too.