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. 49: November 2016

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

Working Paper No. 0036

Does an Inorganic Fertilizer Subsidy Promote the Use of Organic Fertilizers in Nigeria?, by AGRODEP members Rueben Adeolu Alabi and Godwin Abu with Oshobugie Ojor Adams, is the latest addition to the Working Paper series. This study examines use of organic fertilizers during the inorganic fertilizer subsidy program in Nigeria in 2010 and 2011.

MIRAGRODEP is a dynamic multi-country, multi-sector general equilibrium model. MIRAGRODEP is a new version of the MIRAGE model of the world economy. In this new version, the model's GAMS code has been simplified and presented in a more compact and user-friendly way. These modifications mean that the model can be easily adapted to other topics including regional trade agreements, preferential schemes, or even climate change.
2014 Nigeria Teacher Development Programme IE, Baseline

The Teacher Development Programme (TDP) was implemented in Nigeria with the aim to increase effectiveness of teachers and raise pupil learning levels through junior secondary school. The baseline survey evaluates teaching and learning levels prior to implementation of TDP.

Key statistics and AGRODEP documentation on Nigeria can be found here.


13 Dec, 2016 - 15 Dec, 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.

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