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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.

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16 November 2018

Today starts the forum at EuroTier 2018

Under the title “Trends in global pork markets in light of the Russian import ban”, a forum will take place at the EuroTier in Hanover, Germany.

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08 November 2018

IAMO Forum 2019: Call for Submissions published

We invite you to share your research at the IAMO Forum "Small farms in transition: How to stimulate inclusive growth?" (26 - 28 June 2019 | Halle (Saale), Germany). Detailed information on the call for abstracts und organised sessions is now available on the conference website.

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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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