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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.


01 December 2016

Minister Willingmann visits IAMO

Prof. Dr. Armin Willingmann, Minister of Economy, Science and Digitalisation of the German Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt, visited IAMO today.

In discussions with the Directorate he was informed about the research work of the institute. The German Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt is one of IAMO’s funding bodies and important partner of the institute. Among others, it is a member of the Board...

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29 November 2016

International IAMO expertise in demand

IAMO researchers are regularly invited as experts to advise politics and industry on current issues in the agri-food sector.

From 21 to 22 November the German Maize Committee e.V. (DMK) hosted its 60th annual conference in Berlin, Germany. In the DMK, farmers as well as representatives of official consulting and administration, science, maize cultivation and agricultural...

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Latest Press Release

24 November 2016 | Press Release 21/2016

Battle over milk prices: challenges and adjustment strategies

Results of the EuroTier forum

The German raw milk market has experienced a dramatic price decline of more than 40 percent over the last two years. The low milk prices in Germany are attributed above all to the expansion of production resulting from the liberalization of the milk...

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15 November 2016 | Press Release 19/2016

Milk, Market and Power: Who Influences the Milk Price?

IAMO will host forum event at this year’s EuroTier in Hanover

Since the turn of the millennium, EU reforms liberated the dairy market systematically. Price support instruments such as intervention pricing for milk powder and butter as well as export subsidies no longer exist. The dairy market is now subject to...

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