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. 75: August 2021

The latest issue of the AGRODEP newsletter is now available on the AGRODEP website. It includes news about Global Report on Food Crisis 2021 and features three AGRODEP members. The newsletter is published every two months. You can read the June issue and previous issues of the newsletter in the newsletter archives.

Technical Note No. 21
The latest addition to the AGRODEP Technical Note Library, MIRAGRODEP Dual-Dual documents the MIRAGRODEP model which is customized to capture specific features of African economies. View this technical note along with the rest of the series in the technical note library.


Toolbox on Methods for Updating and Balancing SAMs

The AGRODEP Toolbox on Methods for Updating and Balancing Social Accounting Matrices, uses four methods for updating SAMs and then compares across the methods. The four methods explored are Cross-Entropy, Ordinary Least Squares, Huber, and Hellinger methods.

Rwanda 2011 Social Accounting Matrix

The 2011 Social Accounting Matrix for Rwanda is based on newly estimated supply-use tables, national accounts, state budgets, and balance of payments. The SAM reconciles these data using cross-entropy estimation techniques. 

Rwanda country profile


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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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