Aymen Frija
Senior Scientist - Agricultural Economist (Economic Modeling)
Aymen Frija is an agricultural economist with ICARDA’s Social, Economic and Policy Research Team. He is also the coordinator of ICARDA’s activities in Tunisia and Algeria. His current research interests focus on farm modeling, farm efficiency and productivity analysis, agricultural water management instruments, institutional performance analysis, and the economics of conservation agriculture.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Frija was a post-doctoral researcher at Ghent University in Belgium, specializing in agricultural water policy analysis in developing countries. He was also an assistant professor and researcher at the College of Agriculture of Mograne, Carthage University in Tunisia. His publications records can be found at Google Scholar, SCOPUS, OCRID, and Research Gate.

Aymen Frija's Publications

Journal Article
June 23, 2023

A growing urban population and dietary changes increased wheat import bills in Africa to 9% per year. Though wheat production in the continent has been increasing over the past decades, to varying degrees depending on regions, this has not been...

Journal Article
January 25, 2022

The advent of improved lentil varieties (ILVs) in the mid-1990s solved the disease problem which almost halted lentil production in Bangladesh. Levels of adoption of ILVs have been documented in the literature, but little is known about their impacts...

Journal Article
December 15, 2016

L’objectif de cet article est d’analyser l’efficacité technique et d’usage de l’eau d’irrigation dans le périmètre irrigué Jijel-Taher dans l’Est de l’Algérie, ainsi que l’effet de différents niveaux de quotas d’eau sur l’amélioration de ces...