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18 September 2019

International Conference “Large Farm Management” (LFM)

As a cooperation partner, IAMO supports the 10th International Conference “Large Farm Management” (LFM) in Kiev, Ukraine, on 18 September 2019.

It is the only business conference in CIS and Europe that fully covers all the major aspects of successful farm management. The event is a must-visit conference for anyone who wants to learn more about innovations in management of agricultural...

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05 July 2019

Long Night of the Sciences Halle 2019

The Long Night of Science is one of the highlights of the summer in Halle (Saale). In this context, IAMO invites you to an exciting evening with topics from the fields of agriculture and nutrition. In addition to several lectures and an information desk, young and old guests can enjoy a goose...


Program at IAMO

5:00 - 9:00 pm
Let the geese are marching in

In ancient times geese were kept as guards, weed killers and lawn mowers. Today the farm animals are used as suppliers of meat, feathers and down. Here you can guard the birds together...

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26 - 28 June 2019

IAMO Forum 2019

IAMO Forum 2019 will deal with “Small farms in transition: How to stimulate inclusive growth?”. The event will take place in Halle (Saale), Germany, from 26 to 28 June 2019.

Farms below two hectares produce one third of global food supply. Furthermore, these farms form an important element in securing social stability in rural areas of many European and Asian transition economies. The role of small farms as an engine of...

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28 - 31 May 2019

PhD Summer School in Agricultural Economics

As part of the Summer School in Agricultural Economics, a course on “Scientific Writing for Agricultural Economists” will take place at the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), Ukraine. The summer school is aimed at doctoral candidates.

The course on “Scientific Writing for Agricultural Economists” will be held in English by Prof. Dr. Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel, University of Göttingen, Germany. It is designed to help PhD students in agricultural economics improve the skills that...

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23 May 2019

Career Fair ScienceMeetsCompanies 2019

IAMO will present itself at ScienceMeetsCompanies in Halle (Saale), Germany, one of the major scholarship and career fair for agricultural, food and natural sciences in Central Germany.

Students interested in promotional activities at an agricultural research institute can visit the short presentation “Career in Sciences” (11:30 - 11:45 am, seminar room of the Biozentrum). IAMO director Prof. Dr. Thomas Herzfeld will explain the...

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22 - 24 May 2019

Workshop on tensions between agriculture and society in Ukraine

A workshop entitled “Agriculture and society: A multi-stakeholder dialogue for stable and sustainable development” (UaAgriDialog) for researchers, academics and representatives from practice, politics and civil society will take place in Zhytomyr, Ukraine. The event is organised by IAMO jointly with...

In recent years, the agricultural sector has become the engine of the Ukrainian economy. Almost 40 percent of Ukrainian exports are agricultural and food products. The agricultural sector has become both, an important source of foreign exchange and a...

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13 - 14 May 2019

International Bioeconomy Conference 2019

The ScienceCampus Halle – plant-based bioeconomy and the Leading-Edge Cluster BioEconomy cordially invite you to the 8th International Bioeconomy Conference in Halle (Saale), Germany. The motto this year is “Bio meets Economy – Science meets Industry”.

The conference is regarded as one of the most important bioeconomy events in Germany. Every year it brings together internationally renowned representatives of science and industry to discuss the latest research findings, innovations and current...

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10 May 2019

Presentation “Harnessing Collective Intelligence for Environmental Decision-Making”

Steven Gray, Department of Community Sustainability of the Michigan State University, USA, will hold a presentation entitled “Harnessing Collective Intelligence for Environmental Decision-Making” at IAMO in Halle (Saale), Germany, on 10 May 2019.

Many social-ecological issues of great importance to human well-being, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and overexploitation of natural resources are embedded within coupled human and natural systems. Problem solving in these complex...

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09 May 2019

Seminar “Using Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping to understand human-environmental interactions”

Steven Gray, Department of Community Sustainability of the Michigan State University, USA, will hold a seminar entitled “Using Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping to understand human-environmental interactions” at IAMO in Halle (Saale), Germany, on 9 May 2019.

Understanding and modeling contemporary socio-environmental problems requires ‘systems thinking’ and computational skills so that researchers, teachers and students can conceptualize and define the complex connections between human and natural...

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02 - 03 April 2019

Workshop on Home Gardens as a Coping Strategy in Crises and Humanitarian Emergencies

The Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), IAMO and Welthungerhilfe are conducting an international and interdisciplinary workshop on “Home Gardens as a Coping Strategy in Crises and Humanitarian Emergencies”. The workshop will be part of the second Home Garden for Resilience and...

The objective of the workshop is two-fold. First, to advance our knowledge of home and school gardens, resilience, food security, nutrition and related interventions. We would like to deepen our understanding of how informal small-scale home...

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