Past Events


2019 Training Course - Microeconometrics: Applications in Stata
3 Déc, 2019 - 6 Déc, 2019
Dakar, Senegal

OVERVIEW

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.


2018 Training Course - Trade Analysis Methodologies
14 Nov, 2018 - 15 Nov, 2018
Dakar, Senegal

 

Overview

AGRODEP is pleased to announce a training course on tools and methodologies for trade policy analysis. The four-part course covers:
  1. Measuring Trade Integration with Trade Flow Indicators
  2. Measuring Trade Integration with Gravity Models
  3. Partial Equilibrium Models for Trade Analysis

2018 AGRODEP Workshop on the African Continental Free Trade Area
12 Nov, 2018 - 15 Nov, 2018
Dakar, Senegal
 
 

Agricultural Technology Adoption and Impact Analysis
5 Nov, 2018 - 9 Nov, 2018
Dakar, Senegal
 
AGRODEP, together with the Fondation pour Les Études et Recherches Sur le Développement International (FERDI) and CORAF, is pleased to announce a training course on Agricultural Technology Adoption and Impact Analysis.

2017 Training Course - Policy Analysis and Innovations in Value Chains
19 Déc, 2017 - 20 Déc, 2017
Dakar, Senegal

AGRODEP is pleased to announce a new two-part training course on Policy Analysis and Innovations in Value Chains as part of the AGRODEP Value Chain Analysis Virtual Hub.

Value chain analysis (VCA) are increasingly promoted to guide agricultural policies in Sub-Saharan Africa. This two-day course will cover aspects of value chain analysis tools and detail a number of recent innovative interventions to lift value chains constraints, with a particular focus on increasing farmers’ well-being. The training will alternate lectures with exercises based on existing value chain data.


2017 AGRODEP Special Membership Call
31 Oct, 2017 - 30 Nov, 2017
 
AGRODEP is pleased to announce its seventh round of membership extension.  For this particular call, we strongly encourage applications from researchers who are engaged in or are strongly interested in learning more about trade policy analysis, value chain analysis, or agricultural transformation and investments. We also strongly encourage women and researchers from African countries which have low or zero representation in AGRODEP to apply. To be considered for membership, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Must be a citizen of an African country
  • Must be based in Africa
  • Must have obtained a Ph.D. within the last 15 years, currently be pursuing a Ph.D. degree, or possess a Master’s degree in combination with technical skills and experience.

Workshop on Modernization of African Agriculture
18 Sep, 2017 - 22 Sep, 2017
Dakar

Several AGRODEP members have been selected to participate in a workshop on the modernization of African agriculture through the adoption of improved agricultural technologies. The event will be held from September 18-22 in Dakar and will be organized by Institut des Hautes Etudes du Développement Durable (IHEDD), in collaboration with Fondation pour les Etudes et Recherches sur le Développement International (FERDI), IFPRI, AGRODEP, Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative (ATAI), and the World Bank.


2017 NAIP Clinics
1 Jan, 2017 - 31 Déc, 2017

Starting in 2016 and continuing into 2017, clinics have been organized by IFPRI's West and Central Africa Office to provide capacity building support for the appraisal of existing National Agricultural Investment Plans (NAIPs). The goal is to provide these expert African participants with the necessary tools to guide country officials in the design of new NAIPs.


2016 Training Course - Multi-Country, Multi-Sector General Equilibrium Analysis: MIRAGRODEP-AEZ
13 Déc, 2016 - 15 Déc, 2016
Dakar, Senegal

The course aims at presenting and training members on the MIRAGRODEP-AEZ model built at IFPRI under the Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI), in partnership with the Center for Development Research (ZEF)-University of Bonn. 

Applications for this series will be accepted until October 14, 2016. Course outline and description are subject to change.


2016 Training Course - Losses along Food Value Chains
17 Oct, 2016 - 19 Oct, 2016
Accra, Ghana

AGRODEP, with support from the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), is pleased to announce a training course on Losses Along Food Value Chains as part of the AGRODEP Value Chain Analysis Virtual Hub. 

Applications for this series will be accepted until August 19, 2016. Course outline and description are subject to change.