A group of 9 Yemeni experts affiliated with the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MoPIC) traveled from Sana’a to Beirut, Lebanon to participate in targeted training on food security and nutrition from March 5-9, 2018. The training was delivered by a joint team from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the American University of Beirut (AUB).
Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) is a comprehensive and coherent socio-economic database that combines many datasets ranging from sectoral survey data, economic census, trade data, national accounts, government budget, direct and indirect taxes as well as subsidies. As such, it is considered as a representation for the economy, that shows the circular flow of all transfers and real transactions between sectors and institutions. Having a more disaggregated SAM with regards to activities, households, subnational regions is very important for economic analysis