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Published: Friday, 29 Sep 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

This September, MSU's International Studies and Programs (ISP) and the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP) hosted a delegation of leaders from Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST).

Published: Thursday, 28 Sep 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

Nine South African cultural heritage workers visited MSU from September 11-13 as part of the MSU Museum and Stellenbosch University Museum's "Ubuntu: Museum and Communities Connect" project, funded by the MSU Alliance for African Partnership (AAP).

Published: Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU signed a memorandum of understanding with Egerton University at their campus in Njoro, Kenya. The agreement aims to build capacity at the master's and PhD-level in the agricultural sector as well as to inform on the pressing policy issues facing Kenya.

Published: Monday, 18 Sep 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

The Alliance for African Partnership, along with the African Capacity Building Foundation and the Regional Network for Agricultural Policy Research Institutes, organized a side event at the 2017 African Green Revolution Forum entitled "Capacity Development to Promote African Agricultural Transformation."

Published: Thursday, 20 Jul 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

Three African youth have been selected as the winners of an essay contest co-hosted by MSU's Alliance for African Partnership and Youth Empowerment Programs. The essay contest, titled "Working Together to Create the Africa We Want," invited African citizens between the ages of 15-24, to describe their desired future for Africa and the role of youth in that future.


Thomas Jayne testifies before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture.

Published: Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017
Author: Danielle Fowler
Department: Office of the Dean

Thomas Jayne, a University Foundation professor in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and co-director of the Alliance for African Partnership, was requested to testify before the House Committee on Agriculture on June 7 concerning "The Next Farm Bill: The Future of International Food Aid and Agricultural Development."

Published: Friday, 17 Mar 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

Fifteen proposals have been chosen as the recipients of the Alliance for African Partnership's first-ever grant competition. The proposals were selected from more than 60 responses to the AAP's inaugural call for proposals.

The grants were awarded to proposals that exemplified the AAP mission of effecting positive change in Africa through meaningful, equitable partnerships.


GREAT Insights Volume 6.

Published: Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017
Author: Danielle Fowler
Department: Office of the Dean

Authors from Michigan State University have been featured in the latest issue of GREAT Insights published by ECDPM with an article that focuses on youth employment opportunities in African agrifood systems.

Published: Wednesday, 08 Feb 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

The US's incoming administration has an historic opportunity to extend America's global leadership by promoting the economic transformations underway in Africa. An effective US strategy would be based on the fact that Africa's development still greatly depends on the performance of its agri-food systems.


A group from the Malian delegation tours the Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health.

Published: Wednesday, 01 Feb 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

With the support of the WorldBank, a delegation of Malian personalities from the Ministry of Higher Education and from several Malian universities visited MSU for expertise, advice, and possible collaborations. These high profile officials met with MSU's high level administrators, and with faculty and students.