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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.


17 September 2021

KlimALEZ provides open access to satellite-based weather data

As part of the project “Increasing climate resilience via agricultural insurance – Innovation transfer for sustainable rural development in Central Asia” (KlimALEZ), a platform for climate services has been created that enables easy access to satellite-based weather data.

The strongest impediment against the practical implementation of weather index insurance in developing countries is the lack of reliable long-term weather data. While the variety and quality of the satellite-based weather products has significantly...

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14 September 2021

IAMO newsletter 03/2021 issued

IAMO Forum 2022 +++ IAMO and UrSEU sign Memorandum of Understanding +++ IAMO honored at berufundfamilie certificate award ceremony +++ These and other reports in the current IAMO newsletter

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Latest Press Release

26 August 2021 | Press Release 12/2021

Research Software - Sustainable Development and Support

IAMO Policy Brief 42 focuses on the needs and strategies for sustainable research software practices based on DFG roundtable position paper

Research software is the backbone of much 21st century research. In November 2019 more than 50 scientists from various institutions gathered at the Robert Koch Institute for a DFG roundtable discussion on sustainability aspects of research software...

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26 August 2021 | Press Release 11/2021

IAMO and Ural State Economic University sign Memorandum of Understanding

IAMO Director Thomas Glauben visits Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation

A Memorandum of Understanding between the Ural State Economic University (UrSEU) and IAMO was signed at a formal ceremony in Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation, on 20 August 2021. During this business trip, IAMO Director Thomas Glauben met with several...

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