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Dairy farms: Conversion to organic production reduces carbon footprint

If a dairy farm converts its production from conventional to organic, it can reduce its climate footprint by up to nine percent. This is shown in a new study led by the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies...

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IAMO Newsletter 2/2022

IAMO newsletter 02/2022 published

IAMO Forum 2022 +++ Long Night of the Sciences in Halle (Saale) again in presence +++ Help for researchers at risk +++ Climate analyses for agriculture in Southern Caucasus and Ukraine published +++ IAMO Policy Brief 44 evaluates global impact of war on food markets

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IAMO publishes climate analyses for agriculture in Southern Caucasus and Ukraine

IAMO conducted a study on climate change in Southern Caucasus on behalf of the German Sparkassenstiftung for International Cooperation and now makes the results available with comprehensive interactive map material.

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IAMO supports researchers at risk within the Philipp Schwartz Initiative

IAMO helps researchers who have been forced to leave their home countries or who are subject to repression and persecution because of their work in their home countries. At IAMO, a Philipp Schwartz Fellowship has now been awarded for the first time to a threatened scientist from Belarus.

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Thomas Glauben

Global trade tackles food shortages in times of crisis - Lead Article of Thomas Glauben

Supply shortages in the Black Sea region, coupled with high prices, are putting additional pressure on the critical food situation of countries in need of imports, especially in the MENA region and in sub-Saharan Africa. IAMO Director Thomas Glauben in Wirtschaftsdienst.

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Alfons Balmann

The war in Ukraine: A turning point for agricultural policy?! - Viewpoint of Alfons Balmann

IAMO director Alfons Balmann on conflicting goals, drivers of change, coherence of sustainable change and discourse failure in agricultural policy in Agra-Europe 19/22 (pp. 36-37)

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IAMO Policy Brief 44 (PDF)

IAMO Policy Brief 44 released

In the latest IAMO Policy Brief 44, Thomas Glauben, Miranda Svanidze, Linde Götz, Sören Prehn, Tinoush Jamali Jaghdani, Ivan Duric, and Lena Kuhn examine the effects of the war in Ukraine on global food markets

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Webpage IAMO Forum 2022, Registration

IAMO Forum 2022: Conference registration is now open!

This year, IAMO Forum will take place about "Rural resilience in a post-pandemic era" from 22 to 24 June 2022 in Halle (Saale), Germany. Registration for this event is now open, early bird tickets are available until 8 May.

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Research network publishes "10 Must Knows" on Biodiversity

More than 45 experts from the Leibniz Research Network Biodiversity and colleagues have compiled this inventory on the preservation of nature as the basis of human life.

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SUSADICA workshop presented freshly published results and outlook for continued research

From 3rd to 4th March 2022, IAMO hosted a research workshop of the Structured Doctoral Programme on Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia (SUSADICA) co-organized by the team from Justus-Liebig-University Gießen.

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