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Extension of the TRUSTFARM project

The project “Towards resilient and sustainable integrated agro-ecosystems through appropriate climate-smart farming practices” (TRUSTFARM) has been granted a one-year extension.

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IAMO researchers participate in the 6th Leibniz PhD Network Future Workshop

Doctoral researchers Johnson Kansiime and Setenay Kizilkaya had enriching experiences at the 6th Future Workshop organized by the Leibniz PhD Network. The event took place at Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) in Gatersleben, Germany, from 11 to 12 April 2024.

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Senior researcher accompanied delegation of the Parliamentary State Secretary to Uzbekistan

IAMO researcher Ihtiyor Bobojonov accompanied the delegation of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) lead by Parliamentary State Secretary, Dr. Ophelia Nick MdB (Member of the German Bundestag), to Uzbekistan from 28 April to 2 May 2024.

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Extended Deadline for Call for Submissions: Functional labor market in Ukraine's agriculture

From 24 to 26 June 2024, a workshop on the labor market in Ukraine's agriculture will take place in Halle (Saale), Germany. The deadline for applications has been extended to the 6th of May.

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The Institute

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.

 

Events


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IAMO Forum 2024

The IAMO Forum 2024 will take place from 26-28 June 2024 to discuss "The Functions of Land in Times of Change: Environmental, Social, and Economic perspectives" in Halle (Saale), Germany.

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Research

Overview Thematic Complexes

Themes


IAMO's scientific work is organized across departments in thematic complexes that focus on central problem areas of agricultural development in Eurasian transition and emerging countries.

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Projects

Projects


The research projects at IAMO combine high-quality scientific work with comprehensive transfer activities. Solutions to pressing problems and future issues are sought in dialog with business, politics, and society.

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Overview Research Groups

Groups


The three research groups China, Central Asia and Southeast Europe are interdepartmental networks conducting research on interdisciplinary topics related to agricultural transformation processes.

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Career

IAMO atmosphere is characterized by inquisitive scientific minds and friendly and respectful personal interaction – ideal preconditions for outstanding research and education. Gender equity and equality of opportunity, reconciling one’s work and family life, as well as supporting employees’ advanced professional training are all very high on IAMO’s agenda.

Publications

Digital technologies as a driver of resilience and institutional transformation: The case of Ukrainian agroholdings

Gagalyuk, Taras et al.
2024

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Dynamics of food demand during political instability: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan

Kimsanova, Barchynai et al.
2024

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Gridded livestock density database and spatial trends for Kazakhstan

Kolluru, Venkatesh et al.
2023

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The impact of demographic dynamics on food consumption and its environmental outcomes: Evidence from China

Li, Shaoting et al.
2024

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Does zero tillage save or increase production costs? Evidence from smallholders in Kyrgyzstan

Tadjiev, Abdusame et al.
2023

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An examination of digital empathy: When farmers speak for the climate through TikTok

Unay Gailhard, Ilkay et al.
2023

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Village funds and poverty reduction in Indonesia: New policy insight

Anam, Choirul et al.
2023

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The role of smartphone-based weather information acquisition on climate change perception accuracy: Cross-country evidence from Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and Uzbekistan

Emileva, Begaiym et al.
2023

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IAMO in the Media

Prof. Dr. Alfons Balmann

Prof. Dr. Alfons Balmann

Director of IAMO
Head of Department Structural Change

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Herzfeld

Prof. Dr. Thomas Herzfeld

Director of IAMO
Head of Department Agricultural Policy

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Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

12 April 2024

Significant rise in rental prices for agricultural land

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Prof. Dr. Alfons Balmann

Prof. Dr. Alfons Balmann

Director of IAMO
Head of Department Structural Change

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