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. 50: February 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 February issue and previous issues of the newsletter in the newsletter archives.

Working Paper No. 0038

Female Labor Outcomes and Large-scale Land Investments in Tanzania, by AGRODEP members Evans Osabuohien, Uchenna Efobi, and Ciliaka Gitau, with Raoul Herrmann, is the latest addition to the Working Paper series. This project was funded by an AGRODEP Innovative Research Grant.

MIRAGRODEP is a dynamic multi-country, multi-sector general equilibrium model. MIRAGRODEP is a new version of the MIRAGE model of the world economy. In this new version, the model's GAMS code has been simplified and presented in a more compact and user-friendly way. These modifications mean that the model can be easily adapted to other topics including regional trade agreements, preferential schemes, or even climate change.
2014 Nigeria Teacher Development Programme IE, Baseline

The Teacher Development Programme (TDP) was implemented in Nigeria with the aim to increase effectiveness of teachers and raise pupil learning levels through junior secondary school.

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


1 Jan, 2014 - 31 Dec, 2017

AGRODEP’s new Affiliate Membership program aims to increase its members’ exposure to colleagues and experts outside of AGRODEP. By sharing data, economic models, and experiences with non-AGRODEP members, and by engaging with their peers outside of the Consortium, AGRODEP members will be better positioned to perform science-based research and to help address strategic development issues and relevant agricultural-related challenges through the formation of sound policies.

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