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. 31: September 2014

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

AGRODEP Working Paper 0007

AGRODEP WP 0007, authored by AGRODEP member Lulit Mitik Beyene under the Innovative Research Grant, examines the implications of high commodity prices on poverty and food security in Ethiopia. All AGRODEP Working Papers can be viewed in the working paper library.

2011 SAM for Senegal

AGRODEP recently released the new 2011 SAM for Senegal and corresponding Data Report No. 02. The SAM and Data Report were created in part by AGRODEP management team member Ismael Fofana. The SAM is available to AGRODEP members only.

General information on Senegal 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.


1 Jan, 2014 - 31 Dec, 2014
AGRODEP continues to accept applications for its 2014 Grants for Research Valorization. These grants are available to all AGRODEP members and provide financial assistance for members to present research at international conferences and pay publication submission fees. Grants may also be awarded for members to attend trainings outside of AGRODEP in certain cases. All proposals for financial assistance for research valorization will be approved on a case-by-case basis, and research must be clearly linked to AGRODEP activities.

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