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 Bulletin: Edition 7, Volume 2

The AGRODEP Bulletin is a publication that provides insight into major economic development issues in Africa. It presents research and capacity building activities undertaken by AGRODEP and announces the publication of new economic data and statistics on Africa. You can read the current issue and previous issues of the Bulletin in the Bulletin 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


19 Dec, 2017 - 20 Dec, 2017 Dakar, Senegal

AGRODEP is pleased to announce a new two-part training course on Policy Analysis and Innovations in Value Chains as part of the AGRODEP Value Chain Analysis Virtual Hub.

Value chain analysis (VCA) are increasingly promoted to guide agricultural policies in Sub-Saharan Africa. This two-day course will cover aspects of value chain analysis tools and detail a number of recent innovative interventions to lift value chains constraints, with a particular focus on increasing farmers’ well-being. The training will alternate lectures with exercises based on existing value chain data.

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