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. 47: August 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 August issue and previous issues of the newsletter in the newsletter archives.

Working Paper No. 0031

AGRODEP Working Paper 0031, "Does Distance Still Matter for Agricultural Trade?" by Christian Ebeke and Mireille Ntsama Etoundi is the latest addition to the Working Paper series. This project was completed with AGRODEP Funding from the Gaps in Research Grant.

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

Working Paper No. 0030

AGRODEP Working Paper 0030, "Have Migrant Remittances Influenced Self-Employment and Welfare among Recipient Households in Nigeria?" by Kabir Salman was recently added to the Working Paper Series. This project was completed with AGRODEP Funding.

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

2011-2012 Benin DHS

The Benin 2011-12 DHS is the fourth nationally representative DHS survey conducted in Benin. This data focuses on fertility, sexual activity, infant mortality, STIs, and other general health information.

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

IFPRI Standard Model

The IFPRI standard computable general equilibrium (CGE) model is a static single country model, documented in an IFPRI Technical guide that discusses the implementation of the model in GAMS. The guide is accompanied by a CD-ROM that includes the  GAMS input files for the model, sample databases, simulations, solution reports, and a social accounting matrix (SAM) aggregation program.


5 Oct, 2016 - 7 Oct, 2016 IFPRI-Dakar

AGRODEP, with support from the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), is pleased to announce a training course on Losses Along Food Value Chains as part of the AGRODEP Value Chain Analysis Virtual Hub. 

Applications for this series will be accepted until August 19, 2016. Course outline and description are subject to change.

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