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. 48: October 2016

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 October issue and previous issues of the newsletter in the newsletter archives.

Working Paper No. 0033

Trade Performance and Potential of North African Countries: An Application of a Stochastic Frontier Gravity Model by L.D. Tamini, H.E. Chebbi, and A. Abbassi is the latest addition to the AGRODEP Working Paper series. This project explores trade potential vs. realized trade in Northern Africa.

All AGRODEP Working Papers can be viewed in the working paper library.

2014 Egypt DHS

The Egypt 2014 DHS is the 10th DHS conducted in Egypt since 1988. This survey focused on fertility, contraceptive use, infant mortality, female circumcision, domestic violence, and other significant health issues.

Key statistics and AGRODEP documentation on Egypt can be found here.

Macroeconometric Modelling Toolbox

The Macroeconometric Modelling Toolbox gives users a complete set of elements to build their own models. This approach focuses exclusively on Africa and the specific issues and strategies that should be taken into consideration when modeling this region. The model is available to AGRODEP members only.


12 Dec, 2016 - 14 Dec, 2016 Dakar, Senegal

The course aims at presenting and training members on the MIRAGRODEP-AEZ model built at IFPRI under the Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI), in partnership with the Center for Development Research (ZEF)-University of Bonn. 

Applications for this series will be accepted until October 14, 2016. Course outline and description are subject to change.

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