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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.

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25 May 2020

Online Seminars on Applied Economics and Policy Analysis in Central Asia

IAMO researchers join the Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in organization of an open online academic seminar series on the issues of applied economics and policy analysis in Central Asia.

The idea of the 14-session seminars is to offer an online platform for the dissemination of research among scholars worldwide interested in the issues of applied economics and policy analysis in the Central Asian region. The seminars will run via...

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20 May 2020

New IAMO Policy Brief: Covid-19, the fall in oil prices and food security in low-income countries

The agricultural economists Thomas Glauben and Maximilian Heigermoser have published an IAMO Policy Brief (No. 37) on Covid-19 and its impact on low-income countries.

The "shutdown" measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic have led to a drop in prices on the oil and energy markets. As a result, countries that are dependent on the export of raw materials are currently facing existential challenges. They are...

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15 May 2020

Register now: Information event “The Corona Pandemic - Global and Regional Impacts on the Agricultural Sector”

An event entitled “The Corona Pandemic - Global and Regional Impacts on the Agricultural Sector” organised by the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue will be held online on 20 May 2020. (in German and Ukrainian only) Registration is possible until 18 May 2020.

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Latest Press Release

03 February 2020 | Press Release 02/2020

Opportunities and obstacles in the international agricultural trade with Eastern Europe and Asia

Summary of a panel discussion at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

Globalisation has led to a sharp increase in the trade in agricultural goods since the turn of the millennium. Today, more than a quarter of worldwide agricultural trading is accounted for by Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Asia. Despite the...

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