Oct. 21, 2013

A sweeping memorandum of understanding between Michigan State University (MSU) and Brazil opens doors to collaboration to understand complex global sustainability and food security challenges.

MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and Mateus Batistella, a representative of Embrapa, the state-owned research arm of Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, signed the memorandum of understanding Oct. 18 on MSU’s campus.


Sept. 26, 2013

Rewarding people to behave in ways that protect natural resources and biodiversity – stop growing a crop here, plant trees there -- is a globally popular conservation approach.  But not all the socioeconomic and environmental costs, or benefits, show up on a tidy bill.