Aymen Frija
Senior Scientist - Agricultural Economist (Economic Modeling)

Dr. Aymen Frija is an agricultural economist. 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.

Previously, he was a post-doctoral researcher at Ghent University in Belgium, specializing in agricultural water policy analysis in developing countries. He was also assistant professor and researcher at the College of Agriculture of Mograne, Carthage University, in Tunisia.

Dr. Frija is the author of more than 50 publications. He is an active member of several scientific and professional associations, such as the African Association of Agricultural Economists and the Tunisian Association of Water and Environment. He holds a Ph.D. in agricultural economics from Ghent University in Belgium.

Aymen Frija's Publications

Economic and environmental evaluation of different irrigation systems  for date palm production in the GCC countries: the case of Oman and  Saudi Arabia
Toward Sustainable Water Resources Management in the Tunisian Citrus Sector: Impact of Pricing Policies on Water Resources Reallocation
Impact of improved agricultural extension approaches on technology adoption: Evidence from a randomised controlled trial in rural Tunisia
Assessing the sustainability of livestock socio-ecosystems in the drylands through a set of indicators
Plot-level impacts of improved lentil varieties in Bangladesh
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...

Better Crop-Livestock Integration for Enhanced Agricultural System Resilience and Food Security in the Changing Climate: Case Study from Low-Rainfall Areas of North Africa
Socio-Economic Implications and Potential Structural Adaptations of the Tunisian Agricultural Sector to Climate Change
 Generic algorithm for multicriteria ranking of crop technological options based on the “Technique for Order of Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution” using ShinyApps
 Patterns of Use of Residue Biomass in Cereal–Sheep Production Systems of North Africa: Case of Tunisia
Prospects for stakeholder cooperation in effective implementation of enhanced rangeland restoration techniques in southern Tunisia
Effect of Tillage, Previous Crop, and N Fertilization on Agronomic and Economic Performances of Durum Wheat (Triticum durum Desf.) under Rainfed Semi-Arid Environment
Towards an innovative olive oil value chain: Options for inclusive development in South-Eastern Tunisia
Water-Saving Technologies and Total Factor Productivity Growth in Small Horticultural Farms in Algeria
Agricultural growth and sex-disaggregated employment in Africa: Future perspectives under different investment scenarios
The water use efficiency and its determinants in small horticultural farms in Algeria
Dynamics of rural livelihoods and rainfall variability in Northern Ethiopian Highlands
Modelling farmers' responses to irrigation water policies in Algeria: An economic assessment of volumetric irrigation prices and quotas in the Jijel–Taher irrigated perimeter
Analysis of the competitiveness of wheat and orange in Tunisia under water shortage scenarios
Estimation of the economic loss due to irrigation water use inefficiency in Tunisia
Efficiency Change, Technological Progress and Sources of Long Term Agricultural Productivity Growth in Selected MENA Countries
Biophysical and econometric analysis of adoption of soil and water conservation techniques in the semiarid region of Sidi Bouzid (Central Tunisia)
Typology analysis of sheep production, feeding systems and farmers strategies for livestock watering in Tunisia
Mapping Social Networks for Performance Evaluation of Irrigation Water Management in Dry Areas
How Investment in RD&E Offset the Negative Impact of Climate Change on the Tunisian Agricultural Productivity Sector
Farmers’ Adaptation to Groundwater Shortage in the Dry Areas: Improving Appropriation or Enhancing Accommodation?
Effet des quotas d’eau d’irrigation sur l’efficacité d’usage de l’eau dans les exploitations maraîchères du Nord-est Algérien: Vers une serriculture plus valorisante de la ressource en eau
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...

Gestion de l’usage d’une nappe par un groupement d’agriculteurs: l’expérience de Bsissi Oued El Akarit en Tunisie
Country-Level Bio-Economic Modeling of Agricultural Technologies to Enhance Wheat-Based Systems Productivity in the Dry Areas
Measurement of the total factor productivity and its determinants: the case of the wheat sector in Tunisia
Impact of improving water-use efficiency on its valuation: The case of irrigated wheat production in Tunisia
Performance evaluation of ground water management instruments: The case of irrigation sector in Tunisia
Growth in Total Factor Productivity in the Egyptian Agriculture Sector: Growth Accounting and Econometric Assessments of Sources of Growth
Les performances des petites exploitations irriguées de la basse vallée de la Medjerda en Tunisie
Total Factor Productivity Growth of the Tunisian Agricultural Sector: A review of historical trends and main determinants
Economic efficiency measures and its determinants for irrigated wheat farms in Tunisia: a DEA approach
Performance of small irrigated farms in Tunisia's Lower Medjerda Valley
Performances, Policies, Challenges and Opportunities of the Tunisian Agriculture Sector from Natural Resources Management Perspective a SWOT Analysis