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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.


16 June 2021

Conference on “Future in the village”

Under the title “Future in the village. Future concepts and planning for rural areas in the 20th century”, a social science and humanities conference is planned from 1 to 2 July 2021 in Regensburg, Germany.

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10 June 2021

Sino-German Agribusiness Conference 2021

The Agribusiness Conference on “Approaches to Sustainable and Modern Agriculture” was held from 2 to 3 June 2021 in Nanjing, China.

The hybrid event served as a platform to facilitate exchange of experiences and lessons on topics addressed by the Sino-German Agricultural Centre (DCZ) between German and Chinese companies and business associations as well as with political...

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Latest Press Release

28 May 2021 | Press Release 08/2021

IAMO Forum 2021 looks at agrifood systems in the transition to a bioeconomy

IAMO Forum 2021 “Agrifood systems in the bioeconomy” will take place from 7–9 June 2021. The focus of this year’s IAMO Forum is the transformation of agrifood systems in the transition to a bioeconomy. It will be held together with the International...

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21 May 2021 | Press Release 07/2021

Covid-19, unequal economic recovery and maritime food trade

IAMO Policy Brief 40 looks at the effects of the pandemic on international freight and food prices

The global economy was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. One year later the consequences are still being felt, not least in the form of high sea freight costs and rising food prices. In IAMO Policy Brief 40, IAMO Director Thomas Glauben and...

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