The World Technology Access Program (WorldTAP) is a training, technology transfer, and capacity building program in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University. WorldTAP draws upon expertise from Michigan State University and around the world to offer short-term and long-term training programs, advisory services, and consultations in diverse areas of agricultural research and development. WorldTAP helps build human resources, provides access to information resources, and facilitates technology transfer to enhance agricultural productivity and food security.
WorldTAP offers expertise, training and capacity building programs in the following areas: Agricultural Biotechnology, Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Transfer, Environmental Biosafety, Food Safety, Food Processing, Packaging and Value Addition, Animal Agriculture, Science and Technology Communication, Water Management and Agroecology, Integrated Pest Management and Sustainable Agriculture.
The dates for 2017's international training programs are now available. Find more information on these programs here.Read More
Countries in Africa and Asia can benefit from science and technology innovations and markets through South-South collaborations. India for instance has a growing and diversified seed sector. With similar agro-climatic and socio-economic conditions, a numbe...Read More
2016 World Food Prize Side-Event "Harnessing New Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Africa’s Food Security and Economic Growth" October 12-14, 2016 Marriott Downtown Des Moines Hotel, IA Agriculture is Africa’s main economic growth engine...Read More