IIASA World Food and Agriculture Model, and Computer Program. 
Non-AFRE Co-Principle Investigators: Michael Abkin (Systems Science and Agricultural Economics - MSU)
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.
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.
Documents From/About this Project:
- A Guide to USWRLD, the USDA-MSU Version of the IIASA World Food and Agriculture Model and Computer Program. 1983. By Michael H. Abkin. Washington, D.C.: Trade Policy Branch, International Economics Division, Economic Research Service [U.S.] Dept. of Agriculture.