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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.


21 September 2022

IAMO newsletter 03/2022 published

Save the Date IAMO Forum 2023 +++ New Southeast Europe International Research Group established at IAMO +++ IAMO Policy Brief 45 on China’s role in agricultural markets under turmoil published in German, English and Chinese

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05 September 2022

Policy recommendations for food security and a liveable future in the new policy brief

In order to secure the world's food security, plant-based nutrition should be supported and the production and consumption of animal-based products should be reduced - scientists propose.

Under the motto "Zukunft Pflanzen, Nahrung Sichern #Ährensache" (Planting the Future, Securing Food is a Matter of Honor), scientists propose in a new policy brief concrete political measures for sustainable global food security.

The global food...

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Screenshot of IAMO Policy Brief 45

05 August 2022

IAMO Policy Brief 45 published

In the current IAMO Policy Brief 45, Lena Kuhn, Tinoush Jamali Jaghdani, Sören Prehn, Zhanli Sun, and Thomas Glauben analyze China's domestic food security measures in light of the current crises and assess their impact on global markets.

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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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