Resources

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1 Jan, 2002 - Hans Lofgren, Rebecca L. Harris, Sherman Robinson, with assistance from Marcelle Thomas and Moataz El-Said

This manual describes the standard SAM and gives an overview of the features of the CGE model, followed by an equation-by-equation description. Finaly, the manual provides a description of  the structure of the GAMS files for the ...

1 Sep, 2002 - James Thurlow, Dirk Ernst van Seventer

This paper reports on the construction and testing of a Standard International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) computable general equilibrium model for South Africa. A 1998 social...

- Mariam A. T. J. Mapila

Evidence exists which shows growing disillusionment with and disinterest in agricultural-based livelihoods among the youth in Africa south of the Sahara. This disillusionment raises concerns for the future of agriculture for the developing world...

- Summer L. Allen and Matin Qaim

National governments, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, have limited budgets and are forced to make difficult funding decisions regarding the provision of social services and the support of agricultural programs. These provisions can play a...

- O. Badiane, J. Collins, B. Dimaranan, and J. Ulimwengu

The aim of this synthesis report is to assess the performance of the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NAFSN), four years after its...

- Kamiljon Akramov and Mehrab Malek

The study combines policy analysis matrix (PAM) and data envelopment analysis (DEA) techniques to evaluate the profitability and competitiveness of maize, rice, and soybean production in Ghana. The efficiency of a sample of maize, rice, and...

- Todd Benson, Tewodaj Mogues, and Sileshi Woldeyohannes

What has been the recent performance of the agricultural sector in Mozambique and the progress made thus far toward achieving the objectives established under the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) initiative for...

- Guush Berhane and Cornelis Gardebroek

In recent years, microfinance institutions are seen as beacons of hope to help eradicate poverty through, among others, providing credit to poor rural households. Availability of small but repeated loans is, in the long-term, expected to impact...

- Catherine Ragasa, John Ulimwengu, Josee Randriamamonjy, and Thaddee Badibanga

Agricultural extension is critical for agricultural growth and food security, but making the extension system effective, demand driven, and responsive to the needs of a diverse set of producers remains a challenge. As part of the institutional...

- Rembert De Blander

This is a course note for the AGRODEP 2012 training course on "Panel Data Econometrics". The note covers the following items taught in the course...