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. 58: September 2018

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

Technical Note No. 15
The latest addition to the AGRODEP Technical Note Library, Sensitivity of Computable General Equilibrium Models to Macroeconomic Closure Rules: Evidence from the IFPRI Standard Model, was recently completed to provide technical guidance for the new Closure Rule Toolbox. View this technical note along with the rest of the series in the technical note library.
Macroeconomic Closure Rule Toolbox

The Macroeconomic Closure Rule Toolbox allows members to explore the sensitivity of computable general equilibrium (CGE) models to the choice of macroeconomic closure rules using the case of the standard IFPRI model for Nigeria and Tanzania. 

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


1 Jan, 2014 - 31 Dec, 2018

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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