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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.


21 October 2020

Book a Scientist - Speed Dating with the Sciences

In the event “Book a Scientist” initiated by the Leibniz Association, Leibniz researchers discuss questions on topics that touch on everyday life. The individual talks will take place online on 10 November 2020.

From IAMO, researcher Lena Kuhn will talk on the topic “Climate risk in agriculture: Droughts, drones and digitalization”. Discuss how climate risks increasingly threaten agricultural production and income worldwide. The research examines ways of...

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19 October 2020

IAMO scientists serve as special editors for the Caucasus Analytical Digest

IAMO Scientists Linde Götz and Miranda Svanidze served as special editors of the current issue of the Caucasus Analytical Digest "Agriculture and Trade with Russia".

The three articles published in the issue shed light on the recent developments in agriculture and agricultural trade by the three South Caucasian countries Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. In the first article, researchers from the ISET Policy...

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Latest Press Release

01 September 2020 | Press Release 08/2020

Policy options for resilience-enhancing farm demographics

IAMO publishes policy brief as part of the SURE-Farm project

The EU-funded SURE-Farm project contributes to a better understanding of the sustainability and resilience of European agricultural systems. A recent policy brief discusses policy options to address demographic challenges of the agricultural sector.


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28 July 2020 | Press Release 07/2020

Digital innovations offer opportunities for the agri-food sector in Eurasia

Over 450 conference participants discussed online at the IAMO Forum 2020

Digital transformation is reshaping agricultural and food systems all over the world, creating new opportunities for more efficient, competitive and sustainable value chains. It is widely expected that the use of digital technologies will...

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