2011 Meetings and Workshop

Event Date: 
6 Jun, 2011 - 8 Jun, 2011 
Location: 
Novotel Hotel, Dakar, Senegal 

The 2011 AGRODEP meetings and workshop were held on June 6-8, 2011 at the Novotel Hotel in Dakar, Senegal. In this three-day workshop,

AGRODEP members gave brief presentations on their research. In addition, the workshop included sessions by leading researchers focusing on three current and emerging research topics: Climate Change, Food Prices and Price Volatility, and Foreign Direct Investment in Land.

 

Monday, June 6, 2011

MEMBERS’ PRESENTATIONS

8:00 - 8:00 Registration
9:00 - 10:00

Opening session

Session Chair: Ousmane Badiane

Antoine Bouët, Betina Dimaranan, Ismael Fofana, David Laborde

10:00 - 10:30

Group I: Climate Change in Agriculture

Francis M. Mwaura (Uganda) - Presentation

Mathieu Ouedraogo (Burkina Faso) - Presentation

Mounir Balloumi (Tunisia) - Presentation

10:30 - 11:00

Group II: Sustainable Development

Mercyline Waithira Kamande (Kenya) - Presentation

Oscar Ingasia Ayuya & Job Kibiwot Lagat (Kenya) - Presentation

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:15

Session Chair: Maximo Torero

 

Group III:  Agricultural Trade

Vinaye Ancharaz (Mauritius) - Presentation

Ibrahim Sulieman Ismail (Sudan) - Presentation

Nicodème Nimenya (Burundi) - Presentation

Victor Afari-Sefa (Ghana) - Presentation

12:15 - 1:00

Group IV: Livestock Modeling

Mutasim Mekki Mahmoud Elrasheed (Sudan) - Presentation

Patrick Irungu (Kenya) - Presentation

Ruth Chepchirchir Taruss (Kenya) - Presentation

Shams Eldien Hassab Alla Ahmed (Sudan) - Presentation

1:00 - 2:00

 Lunch Break

 

 

Monday, June 6, 2011 

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP: PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

Climate Change
Food Prices and Price Volatility
2:00 - 2:30 

Session Chair: Ismael Fofana

Climate Change: Overview of Research Questions (Adaptation & Mitigation)

 PDF video

David Zilberman, U.C. Berkeley

2:00 - 2:45

Session Chair: Betina Dimaranan 

Food Prices and Food Security: Overview of Existing Data and Policy Tools and Identification of Gaps

 PDF,  video

Maximo Torero, IFPRI-MTID 

2:30 -2: 40  Discussion 2:45 - 3:00 Discussion
2:40 - 3:10

Methodological Tools to Address Mitigation Issues

 PDF video

Alex de Pinto, IFPRI

 

3:00 - 3:45

Basic Concepts and How to Measure Price Volatility

Related Paper 1; Related Paper 2

 PDF video

Carlos Martins–Filho, IFPRI-MTID

3:10 - 3:20 Discussion    
3:20 - 4:00  

Mitigation Strategy and the REDD: Illustration with the GLOBIOM Model and the Congo River Basin

Related Paper

 PDF video

Aline Mosnier, IIASA

3:45 - 4:00  Discussion
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break 4:00 - 4:30

Coffee Break

4:30 - 4:40 Discussion    
4:40 - 4:50

How REDD-related Modeling Results are Used by Policy Makers? 

Discussion chaired by Michael Obersteiner, IIASA

4:30 - 5:45

Tools to Measure Impacts over Households of Changes In International Prices

 PDF video

Miguel Robles, IFPRI

4:50 - 5:05

Mitigation strategy and Biofuels (PE illustration): A Stochastic Analysis of Biofuel  Policies

 PDF video

Michael Obersteiner, IIASA 

5:45 - 6:00 Discussion
5:05 - 5:35

Mitigation Strategy and Biofuels (CGE Illustration): Land Use Analysis of Biofuel Mandates: A CGE perspective with MIRAGE-Biof

Related Paper

 PDF video

David Laborde, IFPRI

   
5:35 - 5:45 Discussion    
5:45 - 6:00

How the Land Use Related Modeling Results are Used by Policy Makers Discussion chaired by 

David Zilberman, U.C. Berkeley

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

MEMBERS' PRESENTATIONS

   
9:00 - 9:30 

Session Chair: Antoine Bouët

Network Activities

Ismael Fofana, IFPR

9:30 - 10:15 

Group V: Fiscal Policy

Patterson Chukwuemeka Ekeocha (Nigeria) - Presentation

Souleymane Sadio Diallo (Cote d’ivoire) - Presentation

Damien Agbodji (Togo) - Presentation

Atemnkeng Tabi Johannes (Cameroon) - Presentation

10:15-11:00 

Group VI: External Shocks

Nnaemeka Chukwuone (Nigeria) - Presentation

Christian Emini (Cameroon) - Presentation

Cheickh Sadibou Fall (Senegal) - Presentation in English; Presentation in French

11:00 -11:30    Coffee Break
11:30 -12:10  

Session Chair: David Laborde

Group VII: Trade Modeling

Shaymaa Bayoumi (Egypt) - Presentation

Youssouf Kone (Cote d’Ivoire) - Presentation

 Fatou Cissé (Senegal) - Presentation

12:10 - 1:00 

Group VIII: Trade Policy

Musibau Adetunji Babatunde (Nigeria) - Presentation

Gbadebo Olusegun Odularu (Nigeria) - Presentation

Azharia Abdelbagi Elbushra (Sudan) - Presentation

Olumuyiwa Bamidele Alaba (Nigeria) - Presentation

1:00 - 2:00

Lunch Break

 

 

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP: PARALLEL SESSIONS

Climate Change

Food Prices and Price Volatility


 

2:00 - 2:40

Session Chair: David Laborde 

Overview of Farm Level Consequences of Climate Change: The Crop Modeling  Framework

Related Paper

 PDF video

Ismael Fofana, IFPRI-Dakar

2:00 - 3:15 

Session Chair: Maximo Torero

Tools to Measure Price Transmission from International to Local Markets

 PDF video

Nicholas Minot, IFPRI-Kampala

2:40 - 3:20

Bio-physical impact analysis of climate change with EPIC

 PDF video

Christine Heumesser,  University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

3:15 - 3:30 Discussion
3:20 - 3:40

Yield and Climate Variability: Learning From Time Series and GCM

Related Paper

 PDF video

S. Amer Ahmed, World Bank

3:30 - 4:00 

Use of Micro and Macro Frameworks in Estimating Poverty Implications of Changes in Food Prices (Part I)

Related Paper

 PDF video

Maros Ivanic, World Bank

3:40 - 4:00  Discussion    
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break 4:00 - 4:30

Coffee Break

4:30 - 4: 50

Using a Global Static CGE to Assess the Effects Of Climate  Volatility 

Related Paper

 PDF video

S. Amer Ahmed, World Bank

4:30 - 5:15

Use of Micro and Macro Frameworks in Estimating Poverty Implications of Changes in Food Prices (Part II)

Related Paper

 PDF video

Maros Ivanic, World Bank

4:50 - 5:00 Discussion  

 

5:00 - 5:40

Climate Change and Agriculture: Change in Yields in a global CGE MIRAGE-CC

Related Paper

 PDF video

David Laborde, IFPRI

5:15 - 5:30  Discussion
5:40 - 5:50 Discussion    
5:50 - 6:00 

Concluding Remarks

David Zilberman, U.C. Berkeley

5:30 - 6:00 

Concluding Remarks: Food Prices and Food Policy

 PDF video

Jo Swinnen, University of Leuven

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 

MEMBERS’ PRESENTATIONS

   
9:00 - 9:30

Session Chair: Betina Dimaranan

AGRODEP Grants

Antoine Bouët, IFPRI

9:30 - 10:10  

Group IX: Agricultural Policy

 Raga Mohamed Elzaki (Sudan) - Presentation

 Amel Mustafa Mubarak (Sudan) - Presentation

 Godwin  Anjeinu Abu (Nigeria) - Presentation

10:10-11:00

Group X: Growth and Poverty Reduction

Wachira Rhoda Gakuru & Naomi Muthoni Mathenge (Kenya) - Presentation

Joseph François Cabral (Senegal) - Presentation

Lacina Balma (Burkina Faso) - Presentation

11:00 -11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:15 

Session Chair: Ismael Fofana

Group XI: Development Modeling

Albert Makochekanwa (Botswana) - Presentation

Osman Mohammed Babikir (Sudan) - Presentation

Indranarain Ramlall (Mauritius) - Presentation

Reuben Adeolu Alabi (Nigeria) - Presentation

12:15 -1:00 

Group XII: Development Policy

Fatimata Dia Sow (Senegal) - Presentation

Miriam Omolo (Kenya) - Presentation

Patience Mlongo Mshenga (Kenya) - Presentation

John Ele-Ojo Ataguba (Nigeria) - Presentation

1:00 - 2:00  

Lunch Break

 

 

Wednesday, June 8, 2011  

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP

Foreign Direct Investment and Land Markets: Challenges and Opportunities for Africa

   
2:00 - 2:10

Session Chair: Antoine Bouët

 

Opening Remarks

Bernard Decaluwe, Université Laval

2:10 - 2:50

The experience of FDI in land in Eastern European Economies: Implications for African Economies

Jo Swinnen, University of Leuven

2:50 - 3:30

FDI and Alternative Supply Chain Design

David Zilberman, U.C.  Berkeley

3:30 - 4:00

Discussion and Q&A

Ousmane Badiane, IFPRI

4:00 - 4:30

Coffee Break

4:30 - 5:00

Update on AGRODEP Website Development

Betina Dimaranan, IFPRI 

5:00 - 6:00

Closing Remarks

Antoine Bouët, IFPRI

Maximo Torero, IFPRI

Ousmane Badiane, IFPRI

6:00 - 8:00 Cocktail

 


 

PHOTO Gallery

AGRODEP Members
G. Abu
AGRODEP Members
S. Ahmed
C. Heumesser, J. Kone, & A. Mosnier
AGRODEP Members
A. Bouet & B. Decaluwe
A. Bouet, B. Dimaranan, & C. Emini
A. Bouet, C. Martins-Filho, M. Torero, I. Fofana, & V. Berisha
A. Bouet, H. Escaith, & A. Mosnier
A. Elbushra
A. Elbushra
A. Makochekanwa & A. Elbushra
A. Mubarak, S. Ahmed, O. Babikir
AGRODEP Members
Members' Workshop
Members' Workshop
M. Torero
M. Torero & G. Traxler
M. Ouedraogo
M. Ouedraogo & C. Heumesser
A. Bouet, H. Escaith, & A. Mosnier
A. Elbushra, S. Ahmed, & B. Decaluwe
A. Makochekanwa
A. Mosnier & M. Balloumi
AGRODEP Members
B. Decaluwe
B. Dimaranan
C. Emini
P. Irungu
R. Alabi
R. Gakuru
R. Taruss
R. Taruss, R. Gakuru, N. Mathenge, P. Mshenga
S. Ahmed
S. Bayoumi & Aminata
S. Bayoumi
S. Bayoumi
S. Diallo
S. Fall, F. Cisse, & S. Diallo
S. Fall, J. Cabral, S. Diallo
S. Odjo & G. Abu
V. Afari-Sefa & O. Odularu
V. Afari-Sefa & O. Odularu
V. Afari-Sefa, P. Mshenga, J. Ataguba
V. Afari-Sefa
V. Ancharaz & S.  Diallo
V. Ancharaz, M. balloumi, I. Fofana
V. Berisha, B. Dimaranan, & M. Ivanic
V. Berisha
W. Kamade, M. Omolo
W. Kamande
W. Kamande
Workshop Cocktail
Workshop Cocktail
Workshop Cocktail
Workshop Cocktail
Workshop Cocktail
Workshop Participants
Workshop Participants
Workshop Participants
Workshop Participants
Workshop Participants
Workshop Participants
Y. Kone
V. Ancharaz
D. Agbodji and F. Sow
O. Badiane
M. Torero
M. Torero
D. Laborde
J. Swinnen
D. Zilberman
N. Minot
F. Cisse
A. Makochekanwa
A. Elbushra
P. Irungu
M. Balloumi
P. Irungu,M. Elrasheed, G. Abu, I. Ismail, A. Mubarak, R. Elzaki
B. Dimaranan
D. Agbodji, J. Tabi & L. Balma
D. Zilberman
G. Traxler
J. Lagat
J. Lagat
N. Mathenge
O. Alaba
O. Alaba
M. Ba & B. Dimaranan
P. Ekeocha
O. Badiane
O. Badiane, M. Torero, & C. Martins-F.
O. Badiane
O. Badiane & A. Bouet
O. Babikir
O. Babikir, A. Elbushra, & I. Ismail
A. Bouet
A. Fosu
A. Bouet, B. Dimaranan
AGRODEP Members
C. Emini
C. Emini & B. Decaluwe
C. Emini
C. Emini
Climate Change Workshop
Climate Change Workshop
Climate Change Workshop
D. Agbodji
D. Laborde
F. Cisse
F. Sow, F. Cisse & S. Diallo
Food Prices Workshop
G. Abu & M. Elrasheed
G. Odularu & F. Mwaura
G. Traxler & O. Badiane
H. Escaith
I. Fofana
I. Ismail & O. Babikir
I. Ramlall
J. Ataguba
J. Tabi
J. Cabral
J. Tabi, M. Elrasheed, & I. Ismail
L. Balma
M. Balloumi
M. Elrasheed
M. Ivanic, Y. Kone, C. Heumesser, & A. Mosnier
M. Ivanic
A. Elbushra
M. Omolo
M. Omolo
M. Ouderago, N. Chukwoune, P. Irungu
M. Ouedraogo, P. Chukuwone, P. Ekeocha
Members' Workshop
N. Chukwuoune
N. Nicodeme
O. Ayuya, R. Taruss, F. Mwaura
O. Babikir
O. Babikir A. Elbushra, & I. Ismail
A. Bouet & H.  Escaith
B. Dimaranan