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Nicodème Nimenya, the winner of the Special Award for 2012 Publications, will receive this award for his publication entitled “Tariff Equivalents of Nontariff Measures: The Case of European Horticultural and Fish Imports from African Countries”, published in Agricultural Economics (43(6):635-653). He is a citizen of Burundi. He has been an AGRODEP member since April 2011. At present, Nimenya is a Professor/Lecturer at the University of Burundi where he teaches and conducts research on quantitative methods applied to agricultural economics. Before joining University of Burundi, Nimenya worked for private schools of Bujumbura (Burundi). He holds a B.A. degree in Agronomy from University of Burundi, an M.A. in Agricultural Economics from Universite Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), as well as a Ph.D. from the same university. His research interests include international agricultural trade, non-tariff measures, and regional integration.