AGRODEP

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. 50: February 2017

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

Working Paper No. 0039

Assessing the Impact of Rice Sector Policy Reforms on the Income Mobility of Rural Households in Nigeria, by AGRODEP member Henry Okodua, is the latest addition to the Working Paper series. This project was funded by an AGRODEP Seed Fund Grant.

AGRODEP GAMS Training Toolbox

The AGRODEP GAMS Training Toolbox is intended to assist those interested in economic modeling-- including but not limited to general and partial equilibrium models as well as optimization problems-- by teaching them to use the GAMS software. The training is publicly available and viewable in English or French.

Rwanda 2014-2015 DHS

The 2014-15 Rwanda DHS is the fifth standard DHS conducted in Rwanda. The main objectives are to provide information on fertility and childhood mortality; fertility preferences; knowledge and use of family planning methods; maternal and child health; knowledge and attitudes toward STIs; and prevalence of HIV among the population.

Rwanda country profile

FEATURED NEWS AND EVENTS

1 Jan, 2014 - 31 Dec, 2017

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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