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. 63: August 2019

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 quarterly. You can read the August issue and previous issues of the newsletter in the newsletter archives.

Technical Note No. 16
The latest addition to the AGRODEP Technical Note Library, Distortions to Agricultural Incentives along Value Chains, was recently completed to provide technical guidance for the new Incentives along Value Chains Toolbox. View this technical note along with the rest of the series in the technical note library.
Incentives along Value Chains Toolbox

This AGRODEP Incentives along Value Chains (IVC) Toolbox in Excel, has been developed to aid AGRODEP researchers in conducting analysis on the impacts of policy distortions on the value chain with a focus on agriculture.

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


3 Dec, 2019 - 6 Dec, 2019 Dakar, Senegal


This course will provide participants multiple up-to-date statistical and econometric techniques to analyze microeconomic data. In particular, a wide variety of microeconometric methods available in Stata will be covered, including linear regression, instrumental-variables estimation, nonlinear models, panel data models, estimation of average treatment effects, and simulations and bootstrapping (if time permits). Special emphasis will be placed on the rationale and implementation of the methods and interpretation of results using different examples and applications. Overall, the course aims to help participants analyze microeconomic data by applying different econometric techniques using a popular specialized software.

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