Title: Constructing a SAM for Egypt (2008/09). Introducing Water and Irrigation Seasonality
Citation: Journal of Development and Economic Policies vol. 17 no. 1 p. 5-29
Publisher: Arab Planning Institute
Publication Year: 2015
JRC N°: JRC92367
ISSN: 1561-0411
URI: http://www.arab-api.org/images/publication/pdfs/426/426_j17_1.pdf
Type: Articles in periodicals and books
Abstract: Analysing agricultural and irrigation policy for Egypt within a CGE modelling frameworkhas been constrained by lack of data. The available Egyptian SAMs do not provide adequate information on seasonal agricultural and irrigation activities. This paper describes the construction process for a SAM for Egypt (2008/2009). The SAM introduces irrigation water as a separate production factor. Furthermore, it provides detailed representation for the agricultural activities and factors across different irrigation seasons. This new SAM allows accurate assessment for a wide range of agricultural and irrigation policies within a CGE modelling framework.
JRC Directorate:Growth and Innovation

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