IIASA World Food and Agriculture Model, and Computer Program. [1983]

Co-Principal Investigators:
  • Michael Abkin (Systems Science and Agricultural Economics - MSU)

Project end date: December 31, 1983

Project Name:           IIASA World Food and Agriculture Model, and Computer Program
Donor:                       U.S. Department of Agriculture
Contract No:              58-3522-0-00245
Account No:              Not available
Location:                  MSU campus and USDA Offices, Wash D.C.
Duration:                  1983
Budget:                    Not available

Key MSU Faculty:     Michael Abkin (Systems Science and Agricultural Economics - MSU)

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Project Goals:          To develop a detailed model of Agriculture in the U.S; to integrate this model with the IIASA/FAP global system; and to install that system at the USDA‘s Washington Computer Center.

Cooperating Institutions:   International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, USDA

Project Summary:     This spin-off undertaking from the ASASP contracts called for the generation of a more detailed U.S. agricultural model that would fit into a world-linked one. This model was used for a period of time by USDA.

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