ARCO researcher implements a training on impact evaluation for aerc members in Swaziland

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

LSMS WORKSHOP Logo 2From October the 25th to the 28th, Federico Ciani, the coordinator of the research unit on Inclusive Development held a three days training on quantitative impact evaluation techniques in Mbabane (Swaziland). The training included both theoretical sessions and practical sessions where the researchers applied the methodologies learnt during theoretical sessions through the use of econometric software.
The training session was organized by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) in the domain of the Collaborative Master of Science Program in Agricultural and Applied Economics.
The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is a premier capacity building institution in the advancement of research and graduate training that inform economic policies in Africa. The principal mission is to strengthen local individual and institutional capacity to conduct independent, rigorous inquiry into problems pertinent to the management of Sub-Saharan African economies through synergistic program combining economic research with postgraduate training in economics.
AERC’s Collaborative Master of Science Program in Agricultural and Applied Economics (CMAAE) gives a voice to the issues related to agriculture, food security and environmental management including climate change. The CMAAE program involves 17 departments of Agricultural Economics in 12 countries in the Eastern, Central and Southern Africa regions.

Leave a Reply