The 2019 Training Course on Microeconometrics with Applications in Stata took place in Dakar from December 3-6, 2019. The course was taught by Manuel Hernandez of IFPRI and covered linear regressions, IV estimations, nonlinear models, panel data and more.
AGRODEP, together with the Fondation pour Les Études et Recherches Sur le Développement International (FERDI) and CORAF, held a training course on Agricultural Technology Adoption and Impact Analysis in Dakar from November 5-9, 2019. The objective of this course was to build capacity of African researchers and policy-makers for the design of agricultural policies and their evaluations.
From November 12-15, 2018, AGRODEP hosted a workshop on the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) regional office in Dakar. The workshop aimed: (a) to present recent and ongoing research related to the CFTA and to regional integration in Africa, (b) to launch an AGRODEP expert group for policy analysis and advisory services (PAAS) in the area of trade and regional integration, and (c) to discuss research questions and priorities and innovative research methodologies to support evidence-based policy recommendations.
The last two days of the workshop were devoted to a refresher training course on methods and models used in trade analysis.
Following the AfCFTA workshop, an authors' workshop was held for the participants of the Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor (AATM) on November 16.
The first 2013 AGRODEP training course, Impact Evaluation and Analysis of Development Interventions, was held at IFPRI Dakar office on May 13-18, 2013. This course intended to provide African-based researchers with knowledge of the latest developments regarding both technical and topical aspects of impact evaluation. The course was also meant to help build a high-level network of local impact evaluation practitioners and partners of within the region. A follow up course will be offered in Fall 2013.
Photo credit: © AGRODEP | Alimatou Diop 2013