The African Growth and Development Policy Modeling Consortium is an initiative aimed at positioning African experts to take a leadership role in the study of strategic development questions and the broader agricultural growth and policy debate facing African countries.

AGRODEP Newsletter No. 52: August 2017

The latest issue of the AGRODEP newsletter is now available on the AGRODEP website. It includes news about recent AGRODEP activities and features three AGRODEP members. The newsletter is published monthly. You can read the August issue and previous issues of the newsletter in the newsletter archives.

Working Paper No. 0039

Assessing the Impact of Rice Sector Policy Reforms on the Income Mobility of Rural Households in Nigeria, by AGRODEP member Henry Okodua, is the latest addition to the Working Paper series. This project was funded by an AGRODEP Seed Fund Grant.

AGRODEP Spatial Equilibrium Model

The AGRODEP SEM is a multi-region partial equilibrium model which links producers and consumers from different locations. It allows economists to examine the global economic and trade consequences of diverse trade policies by determining their effects on market, trade and welfare variables. Model files are available to AGRODEP members only.

Rwanda 2014-2015 DHS

The 2014-15 Rwanda DHS is the fifth standard DHS conducted in Rwanda. The main objectives are to provide information on fertility and childhood mortality; fertility preferences; knowledge and use of family planning methods; maternal and child health; knowledge and attitudes toward STIs; and prevalence of HIV among the population.

Rwanda country profile


18 Sep, 2017 - 22 Sep, 2017 Dakar

Several AGRODEP members have been selected to participate in a workshop on the modernization of African agriculture through the adoption of improved agricultural technologies. The event will be held from September 18-22 in Dakar and will be organized by Institut des Hautes Etudes du Développement Durable (IHEDD), in collaboration with Fondation pour les Etudes et Recherches sur le Développement International (FERDI), IFPRI, AGRODEP, Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative (ATAI), and the World Bank.

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