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FARE faculty Mike von Massow co-leading United Way campaign as faculty co-chair

The University of Guelph’s annual United Way campaign launched today, kicking off a three-month-long effort to raise $575,000 for this important local charity. 

Congratulations to former FARE Student.

Dr. Zahoor ul Haq, who received his doctorate from FARE in 2008, has recently been awarded the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence) by the Pakistani government for his service in higher education. The Tamgha-e-Imtiaz is a state-organised honour given to select civilians based on their achievements. Zahoor is currently Vice Chancellor of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan. Congratulations Zahoor.

FARE faculty joined Dordt University, is now adjunct faculty

Richard Vyn, Associate Professor and FARE faculty member at UofG’s Ridgetown campus has joined Dordt University as Associate Professor of Agriculture.

Dr. Tongzhe Li is named an Associate Editor for American Journal of Agricultural Economics

 and has received an Outstanding AJAE Reviewer Awarding in 2022.

Nicholas Bannon received W.C. Winegard Medal as top undergraduate.

The W.C.

Food Focus "Another Look at Food Inflation" with Dr. M. von Massow

FARE names two new Program Coordinators

Department Chair Andreas Boecker is delighted to announce that, effective May 2nd,

FARE faculty discuss impact of Russian invasion of Ukraine on food prices

Alfons Weersink and Mike von Massow explain how the war in Ukraine will contribute to rising food prices and how global food security will be affected.

FARE MSc student among UofG finalists in the Story Telling Challenge by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Monika Bischof draws on the experiences of subsistence farmers in rural Ethiopia to deepen our understanding of the complexities that cause child marriage. “The value of my research comes from its potential to one day inform productive policy that eliminates child marriage in Ethiopia and in other nations too,” Monika who is advised by Assistant Professor Yu Na Lee expresses her hope that her work will have an impact.

Food Focus "What are the newest food inflation numbers telling us?" with Dr. M. von Massow