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.
28 September 2023
CAWAMNET workshop on the interplay between climate change, water scarcity and migration in Central Asia
At a workshop on 14 and 15 September 2023 at IAMO in Halle (Saale) an important step was taken towards a better understanding of the climate-water-migration nexus in Central Asia.
To further advance the state of knowledge on this crucial topic, IAMO organized an academic workshop on 14-15 September 2023 in Halle (Saale). The event marked an important step towards better understanding the climate-water-migration nexus in...
12 September 2023
In August 2023, a data collection was conducted in the Chinese province of Hubei as part of the DITAC project. The focus was to gain insights into the use of digital technologies in China's agriculture.
The DITAC project team has accomplished a fruitful two-week field mission in Hubei, China, from August 5th to August 18th, 2023. Together with Chinese partner, Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU), and local enumerators, IAMO researchers, Hua...
26 July 2023
IAMO and Chinese Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning sign Memorandum of Understanding
On 14 July, IAMO and the Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen future cooperation.
During a visit of a high-level delegation from Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), led by Huaning Chen and coordinated by Sino-German Agricultural Centre (DCZ), the aim was to foster international collaboration and exchange knowledge in...
11 July 2023
Recording of the event "Halle Academic Quartet: Globalisation vs Isolation - Diplomacy-Security-Trade" available
The first event of the "Halle Academic Quartet" took place within the IAMO Forum 2023. Prof. Glauben (IAMO), Prof. Gropp (IWH), Prof. Pies, Prof. Varwick (University of Halle) and the guest Dr. Rudolf Adam (former BND Vice President) discussed economic and security politics in the present time.
17 July 2023 | Press Release 03/2023
International cooperation at risk?! IAMO Forum discussed global challenges of agricultural trade and hunger eradication
The IAMO Forum on International Agricultural Trade, Geopolitics and Global Food Security took place in Halle (Saale) from 21 to 23 June 2023. The forum brought together distinguished representatives from research, civil society, agribusiness, and...
05 July 2023 | Press Release 02/2023
The Leibniz Senate has announced the results of the evaluation of the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) and recommends the continued joint funding of the institute by the federal government and the state of Saxony-Anhalt for the next seven years. In its...
The Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies in Halle (Saale) analyses economic, social and political processes of change in the agricultural and food sector and in rural areas of former centrally planned economies in...