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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.


Cover of IAMO Annual (condtainer ship loading wheat)

08 June 2023

IAMO Annual 2023 published

Global agricultural trade as a safety net in times of crisis +++ EEU Membership of Armenia and Kyrgyzstan +++ Sustainability in industrial crop production +++ Flexibilization and differentiation in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the EU +++ Read all articles in the new IAMO Annual (German...

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02 June 2023

IAMO Policy Brief 46 published

In the new policy brief, the authors examine the adoption of information and communication technology (ICT) among farmers in Central Asia. The analyses are important for the private sector and public authorities to develop strategies that promote digital transformation in Central Asia's agriculture.

Farmers’ social media groups for better extension and advisory services

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Symbolic image of scientific text with infographics

01 June 2023

IAMO research data guideline released

At IAMO, a research data guideline now provides a framework for the management of scientific data.

Well organized and well documented research data management is increasingly recognized as an integral part of research in an open science framework. In line with this the recently issued IAMO research data management guideline addresses how IAMO...

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cows on a meadow

31 May 2023

Greenhouse gas inventory for Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use (AFOLU) in Kosovo published

The report conducted by IAMO scientists Daniel Müller and Florian Schierhorn illustrates that the AFOLU sector in Kosovo can make a significant contribution to reducing emissions in the country if policy plans are followed.

IAMO researchers Daniel Müller and Florian Schierhorn, together with colleagues from the University of Pristina and the German Economic Team of Berlin Economics, conducted a ggreenhouse gas inventory for Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use...

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Latest Press Release

Flag of China in front of stock market values

16 August 2022 | PM 06/2022

Keep calm and trade on: China’s decisive role in agricultural markets under turmoil

IAMO Policy Brief 45 looks at how China is ensuring its domestic food security in the face of recent crises

China is the world’s largest consumer and importer of agricultural goods. As a result, its trade strategies influence international markets and affect consumers worldwide. However, rising domestic demand for food and limited land and water resources...

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