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.
10 January 2019
Within the framework of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), an expert panel entitled “Going digital against the drought - New technologies and challenges in their implementation” will take place on 18 January 2019 in the CityCube Berlin, Germany. The programme is now available.
10 January 2019
In the scope of UN Climate Change conference in Katowice, Poland, IAMO scientist Laura Moritz presented the project “Increasing climate resilience via agricultural insurance – Innovation transfer for sustainable rural development in Central Asia” (KlimALEZ).
The UN Climate Conference in Katowice took place from 2 to 14 December 2018 as a Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In order to design a rulebook for realizing the Paris Agreement...
Latest Press Release
16 January 2019 | Press Release 01/2019
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....
13 December 2018 | Press Release 09/2018
Expert panel at the International Green Week 2019 in Berlin
Drought is no longer an issue that only threatens the livelihoods of the rural population in arid and semi-arid regions. As the last summer has demonstrated, such periods of drought have now reached the temperate climate of Central Europe. Effective...