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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.


19 September 2018

Baku Conference successfully concluded

Researchers discuss sustainable regional integration of Central Asia and Caucasus via trade and foreign direct investments (FDI). From 6 -7 September 2018, IAMO organized an international conference on 'Agriculture Trade and Foreign Investments for Sustainable Regional Integration in Caucasus and...

The conference held in Baku, Azerbaijan, featured three plenary sessions and nine parallel sessions in which more than 60 participants from 12 nations discussed latest developments in trade and foreign direct investment in Central Asian and Caucasus...

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17 September 2018

Kick-off meeting of UaFoodTrade project

The “pilot project for the sustainable internationalization of Ukrainian research structures in the context of the globalization of the Ukrainian food sector” (UaFoodTrade) will be opened on 20 September 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Latest Press Release

29 August 2018 | Press Release 07/2018

Agriculture in times of drought: How digitalisation can support sustainable risk management

IAMO Policy Brief 35 details advantages and challenges of using market-based risk instruments

The ongoing period of drought has been one of the most vividly discussed topics in Germany this summer. Particularly agricultural operations have been affected by the enduring heat and lack of rain. Average losses to harvests are estimated at around...

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13 July 2018 | Press Release 06/2018

Opportunities and challenges of large-scale agriculture

More than 160 international experts from research, business, politics and international institutions discussed issues of large-scale agriculture at the IAMO Forum 2018

The worldwide increase in very large agricultural enterprises is setting new standards in farming and leading to a range of debates. For instance, the 100 largest companies in the agricultural sector in Russia, often called agroholdings, farm in...

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