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. 53: October 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 October 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 Spatial Equilibrium Model

The AGRODEP SEM is a multi-region partial equilibrium model which links producers and consumers from different locations. It allows economists to examine the global economic and trade consequences of diverse trade policies by determining their effects on market, trade and welfare variables. Model files are available to AGRODEP members only.

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


31 Oct, 2017 - 30 Nov, 2017
AGRODEP is pleased to announce its seventh round of membership extension.  For this particular call, we strongly encourage applications from researchers who are engaged in or are strongly interested in learning more about trade policy analysis, value chain analysis, or agricultural transformation and investments. We also strongly encourage women and researchers from African countries which have low or zero representation in AGRODEP to apply. To be considered for membership, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Must be a citizen of an African country
  • Must be based in Africa
  • Must have obtained a Ph.D. within the last 15 years, currently be pursuing a Ph.D. degree, or possess a Master’s degree in combination with technical skills and experience.

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