Achievements

Summary of AERI's Main Achievements
I. Research Activity Achievements:
AERI completed several studies and researches in various agricultural economics areas, the most important of which are the following:
1. Economics of Plant Production
The Role of Modern Agricultural Technologies in Producing some Agricultural Crops; Efficient Resource Use in Animal Production; Economics of Producing some Agricultural Crops.
2. Agricultural Credit and Cooperation
Credit Facilities for Small Farmers; The Role of Local Development Fund in Financing Small Investors; The Role Of Agricultural Cooperatives in Agricultural and Rural Development.
3. Economic Analysis of Agricultural Commodities
Current Situation and Outlook of Agricultural Crops; Foreign Trade in some Agricultural Commodities; Consumption and Support of some Agricultural Commodities; Food Security and Determinants of Supply and Demand for some Agricultural Commodities.
4. Agricultural Marketing
The Future of Egyptian Agricultural Exports and Development Potentials in light of Concurrent Economic Changes; Food Gap and Egyptian Agricultural Imports; Domestic Marketing of Agricultural Crops and Production Inputs; Agricultural Products Marketing Guide
5. Land and Water
Cropping Patterns in Old and New Lands. The department completed "Land Classification according to Crop Yield for the Period 2001-2005"


6. Rural Community Development
Technology and Development of Farm Economics; The Role of Rural Women in Agricultural Development; Economic Impacts of Human Development Efforts in Rural Areas.
7. Estimation of Agricultural Production by Sampling
Applying Sampling Methods in Estimating Animal and Poultry Production Statistics; Improving the Methods Adopted in Estimating the Production of some Agricultural Crops by Sample.
8. Costs, Prices, Labor, and Wage Statistics
Evaluation and Development of Agricultural Production Methods and Inputs; Evaluation and Development of Agricultural Census; Evaluation and Development of Crop Costs and Prices.
9. Regional Studies and Research
Impact of Adopting Technological Innovations in Agricultural Production; The Importance of Fish and Animal Production in some Governorates; The Comparative Advantage of Governorates in Producing some Crops; Investment Potentials in some Governorates' Agricultural Sector; The Role Played by Institutions and Agencies Associated with the Agriculture Sector in some Governorates; Reclaimed Land in some Governorates and their Role in Developing of the Agricultural Sector; Current situation and Outlook of Irrigation Water Use in some Governorates.
10. Agricultural Labor and Machinery
Economic Analysis of Agricultural Labor Market; Economic Impacts of Migration in Egypt.
11. Agricultural Policy and Project Evaluation
Impact of Economic Policies on Efficient Use of Agricultural Resources; Evaluation of some Egyptian Agricultural Projects; Egyptian Agricultural Policies in the light of International Economic Variables.
Activities & Accomplishments
1. Symposia
The institute addresses national economic problems via conducting research studies that attempt to reach proper solutions and recommendations by holding specialized symposia that focus on a variety of research areas. AERI's research staff participates by submitting research studies and papers covering the aspects of the symposium title, and suggesting scientific solutions to the discussed problems.
2. Publications
The institute issued several publications, the most important of which is "Food Budget Estimates using Modern Estimation Methods"; "Farm Income Estimates at the Governorates' Level"; Reports on "Current Situation and Outlook of Various Agricultural Commodities"; "Agricultural Products Marketing Guide"; "Classification of Agricultural Lands According to Yield".

3. Participation in Crop National Campaigns
The institute participates in the national campaigns for wheat, rice, maize and cotton crops.



4. Fairs
- Annual participation in Cairo International Fair, Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation's wing.
- The Institute arranges fairs during the annual symposium to exhibit the conducted research studies and achievements.
5. Cooperation with National and International Institutions
The institute carries out numerous research activities in various fields of agricultural economic, and collaborates with many national institutions and international organizations in conducting special studies. The following are examples on these institutions and organizations:
1. National Institutions
- Field Crop Research Institute
- Sugar Crops Research Institute
- Soil, Water, and Environment Research Institute
- The Principal Bank for Development and Agricultural Credit
- Egyptian Universities
2. International Organizations
- Conducting Country Studies on Egypt for the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD).
- Cooperation with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (EFAD). In the framework of this cooperation, a study was conducted on "Evaluation of Agricultural Services Project in the New Lands".
- Cooperation with the International Institute for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas and Field Crops Research Institute in the Nile Valley and Red Sea Project.
- Collaboration with German Finance Bank, the Dutch Government, and the Egyptian General Authority for Tiled Drainage in the Project of Monitoring and Evaluating tiles drainage projects.
- Egyptian Biogas Energy Assessment Project funded by the Danish Aid Agency.
- Cooperation with the International Institute for Food Policy Research in Washington, through the Agricultural Policies Reform Project in Egypt, in conducting numerous research studies.
- Cooperation with the European Commission in conducting a study on the Sectoral Policies in Mediterranean Countries and their Impact on Water Consumption in Agricultural Irrigation.
- Cooperation with the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah in conducting a study of the Partnership between Islamic Countries and the European Union.
6. Training
The Institute organized many internal and external training courses in various economic and specialized fields to raise the efficiency and skills of the research staff and agronomists.