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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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20 January 2017

Your are welcome to visit the GFFA China panel and IAMO booth at the cooperation market

IAMO, together with the German Agribusiness Alliance at the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV) and the German-Sino Agricultural Center (DCZ), will organize an expert panel discussion entitled “Three Sides of one Coine: Agriculture and Water in China” at the today's Global Forum for Food...

The expert podium composed of Chinese and German representatives from science, politics, business and non-governmental organizations will discuss the increase in water demand and rising water pollution as well as the effects these have on the...

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19 January 2017

Expert panel on agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia at the today's GFFA

The symposium “Everything Flows? Water as Decisive Resource and Factor for Agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia” will be held today at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) in Berlin and in cooperation with the German Agribusiness Alliance of the Committee on Eastern European...

The significance of water in sustaining the growing agricultural economic sectors in the region will provide the main topic for discussion. The proposed panel of experts in the areas of politics, agricultural engineering, international collaboration...

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Latest Press Release

19 January 2017 | Press Release 02/2017

Sustainable Water use in Agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Expert panel at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture in Berlin

As water scarcity increases, one of the major global challenges today is finding a way to sustainably use this vital resource, particularly in agriculture. Seventy percent of the fresh water used worldwide is used for the production of agricultural...

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16 January 2017 | Press Release 01/2017

International competence center on large scale agriculture to be established at IAMO

IAMO project successful in Leibniz Competition 2017

The project "International Competence Center on Large Scale Agriculture (LaScalA)" was recommended by the Senate of the Leibniz Association to be one of 25 successful research projects to receive funding within the Leibniz Competition 2017. A total...

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