ABNE Fellow Featured on MSU Alumni Magazine Cover


Stella Nhanala of African Biosafety Network of Expertise, a WorldTAP project, ABNE was recently featured in the 2013 MSU's Alumni Magazine in an article entitled "MSU And Africa: An Extraordinary Connection." … [Read more...]

Policy Brief: Best Practices and Policies in Food Safety Implementation

International Food Safety Workshop: Best Practices and Policies in Food Safety Implementation Organized by: FSSAI, TERI and MSU November 9 – 11, 2010, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India An international workshop on “Best Practices and Polices in food safety implementation” was jointly organ … [Read more...]

MSU Team Visit to University of Jaffna

University of Jaffna hosts delegation from Michigan State University in December 2010

At the invitation of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jaffna, a seven-member delegation from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at MSU traveled to Sri Lanka in December 2010 and visited the University of Jaffna (http://www.jfn.ac.lk). The MSU team met and interacted with the … [Read more...]

US Embassy Sponsored Biotech Workshop in Colombo, Sri Lanka


WorldTAP has been involved in biotechnology development and capacity building activities in Sri Lanka since 2004. As part of these collaborations, Associate Director of WorldTAP, Dr. Cholani Weebadde, participated in a recently concluded Biotechnology workshop in Colombo, Sri Lanka (September 27 - … [Read more...]

WorldTAP launches new website


Today World Technology Access Program (WorldTAP) is pleased to launch its new website at http://worldtap.msu.edu/. The url has not changed but the website has undergone a complete upgrade and been rebuilt from the ground up. We hope you enjoy the new look and layout! … [Read more...]

WorldTAP Congratulates Karim Maredia, the recipient of the 2010 Ralph Smuckler Award


Dr. Karim Maredia will accept this year's Ralph Smucker Award. See the story at the Entomology Department Website: http://www.ent.msu.edu/News/tabid/61/Default.aspx Karim Maredia is the recipient of the 2010 Ralph Smuckler Award for Advancing International Studies and Programs, presented by the … [Read more...]

WorldTAP Congratulates the Participants of the 2009 International Short Courses in Food Processing, Packaging and Value Addition; Environmental Biosafety; Animal Agriculture; Molecular Plant Breeding; Biotechnology; and Biofuels!

Biofuels SC 2009 Group

Participants for the first annual 2009 international Short Course in Biofuels received their certificates upon completion of the program on Friday. The course kicked off with a welcoming reception on Sunday evening, followed later in the week by visits to an ethanol plant, Kellogg Biological … [Read more...]

Food Safety Short Course 2009 Highlights Now Available on FSKN


To see a glimpse of what went on during the Food Safety course 2009, please see the following website on the Food Safety Knowledge Network: http://foodsafetyknowledgenetwork.org/worldtap/foodsafety09 The site features the program, participant list, photos, slide shows, blog posts and videos … [Read more...]

Proceedings of the Global IPM Forum 2008 Published and Available for Download

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On Monday, August 10, 2009, Global Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Forum: Summary Report and Recommendationsbecame available to the public. Printed copies are available by contacting Dr. Karim Maredia (kmaredia@msu.edu) and the pdf is available for download here .   See all WorldTAP … [Read more...]

Dr. Callista Ransom shares MSU’s international licensing experiences at ASHS 2009


Dr. Callista Ransom gave a talk at the Annual American Society for Horticultural Science Conference. The title of the talk was "Michigan State University's Experience in International Technology Licensing and Capacity Building," and it was well received. It was part of the Workshop "Current Trends … [Read more...]