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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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22 March 2019

IAMO at the Leipzig Book Fair 2019

You can find IAMO at the Leipzig Book Fair at the booth of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (Hall 3, Stand G201) until Sunday.

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13 March 2019

Opportunities and risks of digitization in the agricultural sector

A Science Lounge with experts from research, business and politics, entitled “Digitization in Agriculture” was held in the Café 7gramm in Halle (Saale), Germany, on 6 March 2019.

The panel discussion was opened by Professor Sebastian Lentz, speaker of the Leibniz ScienceCampus EEGA, who presented a brief overview of the topic and the panel guests.

Guest of honour Thomas Wünsch, State Secretary at the Ministry of Economics,...

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Latest Press Release

29 January 2019 | Press Release 02/2019

Digital technologies in the fight against drought

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

As became evident last summer, enduring dry periods are since recently causing extensive damage to the agriculture and threatening the livelihood of the rural population also in Central Europa. Countering this development effectively calls for the...

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16 January 2019 | Press Release 01/2019

Digital solutions upon to reduce climate risks

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

This past summer has shown that long periods of drought have now also arrived in the more moderate climate of Central Europe. Such climatic changes cause massive damage to agriculture and endanger the basic existence of the rural population....

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