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24 November 2016

The political economy of agricultural policy in state-managed economies: Central Asia and beyond

As part of the AGRICHANGE project the workshop is to be held on 24 and 25 November at IAMO

After two and a half decades of transition from a common Soviet heritage, the five Central Asian economies display a highly diverse record of agricultural reform outcomes today. It spans from liberalised and diversified smallholder agriculture in...

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17 November 2016

Forum at the EuroTier 2016

The EuroTier in Hanover, Germany, is the world’s leading trade fair for animal production. On 17 November IAMO and the German Agribusiness Alliance of the Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations (OA) will host the forum event on “Milk, Market, and Power: Who Influences the Milk Price?”. (in...

Since the turn of the millennium, EU reforms liberated the dairy market systematically. Price support instruments such as intervention pricing for milk powder and butter as well as export subsidies no longer exist. The dairy market is now subject to...

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02 November 2016

IAMO Samarkand Conference

From 2 to 4 November IAMO will organize a conference in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on “Regional and International Cooperation in Central Asia and South Caucasus: Recent Developments in Agricultural Trade”.

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03 October 2016

Prospects for agricultural insurance in Europe. 156th EAAE seminar

Risks in agriculture are plenty. Farmers even seem to face an increasing number of risks due e.g. climate change, price liberalisation, livestock epidemics and new plant diseases. At the same time, however, also the insurance opportunities to cope with risks increase. For instance, the availability...

Also, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has introduced incentives for insurance schemes covering agricultural risks such as extreme weather and the occurrence of epidemics. As a response, insurance and reinsurance companies are rethinking their...

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19 September 2016

VII International Large Farm Management Conference

The International Large Farm Management Conference is designed to provide a strong platform for communication and knowledge transfer among professionals in the sphere of farm management.

It brings together top-managers of agroholdings, investors, policy makers, scientists, researchers and other stakeholders and maintains discussion of the most recent scientific and practical advances and future developments in agriculture with...

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19 September 2016

European Agriculture towards 2030 - Perspectives for further East-West Integration. 155th EAAE seminar

Over the last 20 years, agricultural production and structures in The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) (a cluster of countries covering a portion of the territory of the former Soviet Union) have been very dynamic.

Declining trends in the early stages of their economic transition have turned to growth, initiated and supported by land privatisation, government budget support and value chain developments. The latter occurring, in part, through the engagement of...

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12 September 2016

DAAD-Alumni Summer School "Legal and Economic Challenges for Sustainable Food Security in the 21st Century"

IAMO will hold a Summer School on "Legal and Economic Challenges for Sustainable Food Security in the 21st Century" from 12 to 16 September 2016 under the direction of the Faculty of Law and Economics of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU).

International alumni of both institutions are invited to participate in the DAAD-funded summer school. During the summer school the participants will have an introductory day and then deal each day with a different aspect of food security: agronomic...

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05 September 2016

BioEconomy Summer School 2016

The ScienceCampus Halle - Plant-Based Bioeconomy (WCH) and the Leading Edge Cluster BioEconomy organize the BioEconomy Summer School at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Germany, from 5 to 9 September 2016.

The first two days of the summer school will be dedicated to lectures and one workshop on the key topics of bioethics, good scientific practice, biodiversity and high value products. Within this framework, IAMO director Professor Thomas Herzfeld will...

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27 August 2016

IAMO presents itself at the BMEL during the Open House Day of the German Federal Government

On 27 and 28 August 2016 IAMO presents itself in Berlin during the Open House Day of the German Federal Government at the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)

As part of the Open House Day of the German Federal Government, the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) will open its doors to interested guests. This year IAMO and ScienceCampus Halle - Plant-Based Bioeconomy (WCH) are present...

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01 July 2016

Long Night of the Sciences Halle 2016

IAMO will showcase itself at the 15th Long Night of the Sciences Halle with a comprehensive program from the agriculture and food sector. Young and old are cordially invited to join us at IAMO. In addition to presentations and information stands, visitors will be able to take part in various...


HORSE RIDING / 5:00-10:00pm

Giddyup, giddyup and away we go! /// Until the 1950s horses provided the only means of pulling heavy machinery and were therefore indispensable to farming. By watching, riding and speaking with the horse handlers...

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