• First conference of the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project

    On Sept. 27-28, the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project held its first conference at the Rockview Hotel Royale in Abuja. The event attracted more than 130 participants from all over Nigeria and officially launched the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project. It brought stakeholders together to interact around the theme - “Promoting Agricultural Policy in Nigeria: Challenges and Opportunities.”


  • Swinton named president of Agricultural & Applied Economics Association

    Scott Swinton

    Scott Swinton, a professor and former associate chairperson in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at Michigan State University (MSU), has been elected president-elect of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA). His term begins Aug. 1.


  • From the Chairperson (Spring 2016)

    Titus Awokuse, Ph.D., AFRE Chair

    From the Chairperson

  • Blogging with Bloem

    Jeffrey Bloem

    Blogging may not on the top of most applied economists’ lists of priorities, if it even makes those lists at all.


  • Nakasone uses information technology to reach farmers

    Eduardo Nakasone

    In rural areas of developing countries, information can move slowly. For farmers in those countries, this speed has consequences for their business decisions.


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