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Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)

The Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) analyses economic, social and political processes of change in the agricultural and food sector, and in rural areas. The geographic focus covers the enlarging EU, transition regions of Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe, as well as Central and Eastern Asia.


17 June 2022

IAMO newsletter 02/2022 published

IAMO Forum 2022 +++ Long Night of the Sciences in Halle (Saale) again in presence +++ Help for researchers at risk +++ Climate analyses for agriculture in Southern Caucasus and Ukraine published +++ IAMO Policy Brief 44 evaluates global impact of war on food markets

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Screenshot Armenia Climate Atlas

03 June 2022

IAMO publishes climate analyses for agriculture in Southern Caucasus and Ukraine

IAMO conducted a study on climate change in Southern Caucasus on behalf of the German Sparkassenstiftung for International Cooperation and now makes the results available with comprehensive interactive map material.

Climate change is already posing major challenges to agriculture and food security. Rising temperatures, changing precipitation patterns and increasingly frequent extreme weather events are threatening harvests and the livelihoods of many farmers.


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Welcome post-it on IAMO brochures

31 May 2022

IAMO supports researchers at risk within the Philipp Schwartz Initiative

IAMO helps researchers who have been forced to leave their home countries or who are subject to repression and persecution because of their work in their home countries. At IAMO, a Philipp Schwartz Fellowship has now been awarded for the first time to a threatened scientist from Belarus.

The Philipp Schwartz Initiative was launched in 2015 by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation together with the Federal Foreign Office and enables German universities, colleges and non-university research institutions such as IAMO to host threatened...

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Man in protective suit disinfects cow shed

16 June 2022 | Press Release 04/2022

IAMO Forum 2022 focuses on the impact of the pandemic on rural development

IAMO's annual conference will be held in Halle (Saale), Germany, June 22-24, 2022, on the topic "Enhancing resilience in a post-pandemic era: challenges and opportunities for rural development".

The Corona pandemic has affected rural areas worldwide...

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