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BESTMAP takes part at the 97th Annual AES Conference
Between 27 and 29 March 2023, the 97th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society (AES) took place at the University of Warwick, UK. The three-day event showcased various presentations from leading experts, poster presentations, as well as workshops on bio-economic modelling, the Green Revolution, uptake of low-carbon practices by farmers and more.
Dr. Alena Schmidt at the AES Conference
Amongst the participants was BESTMAP's partner Dr. Alena Schmidt of the University of Basel, who represented BESTMAP at the event, as part of a joint workshop with the Agrimodels cluster. In a dedicated presentation titled "Benefits & challenges to linking CGE/PE models with agent-based models," she presented results from a workshop hosted by BESTMAP in May of 2022 on linking CGE/PE models with agent-based models. Modellers from our sister projects MIND STEP and Agricore engaged in a discussion about common challenges and opportunities linking these models present.