IAMO director Alfons Balmann stressed in the webinar of the Ukrainian Agribusiness Club, that Ukraine, together with some other EU countries, may improve the speed of the necessary agricultural reform process in the EU. (YouTube recording, panel discussion starting at 58:38.)
Early bird registration for the IAMO Forum 2023 from 27 March until 7 May +++ IAMO expanding cooperation with Uzbek universities +++ Second phase of the APD Western Balkans started +++ Interviews with Alfons Balmann +++ Ukraine-Analyses on EU integration and rural development +++ and much more.
The project “Transnational Families, Farms and Firms: Migrant Entrepreneurs in Kosovo and Serbia from the 1960s to today” (TraFFF) held its first thematic workshop.
The second phase of the Agricultural Policy Dialogue Western Balkans was kicked off in a workshop at the IAK Agrar Consulting in Leipzig on 28 February 2023.
On 2 and 3 March 2023 IAMO hosted a research workshop of the Structured Doctoral Programme on Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia (SUSADICA). During the workshop doctoral students presented their research findings and plans for the following activities were prepared.
The Forum entitled “International Agricultural Trade, Geopolitics and Global Food Security” will take place in Halle (Saale), Germany, from 21 to 23 June 2023. Deadline for submission of extended abstracts and organized session proposals extended by 6 March 2023.
Agriculture must renew itself, not least because of climate change and the loss of biodiversity. But which concepts are sustainable? In the program "Planet Wissen" Alfons Balmann talked about societal expectations, conflicting goals, and the possibilities of technological progress in agriculture (in...
Published by De Gruyter and co-edited by IAMO alumnus Dietmar Müller, this handbook from the Contemporary European History series provides an overview of historical knowledge on a variety of topics related to the land and does so through a distinctly activity-centric and genuinely European...
The articles were written within the framework of the IAMO projects on land reform in Ukraine (Landreform UA) and the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue (APD-Ukraine), with the contribution by Inna Levkovych on changes in land use in Ukraine, and Taras Gagalyuk as responsible editor.
In October 2022, the RuWell team of researchers around Dr. Antje Jantsch and Dr. Arjola Arapi-Gjini engaged in fieldwork in rural Albania and Kosovo. The aim was to pretest existing interview guidelines for the upcoming qualitative research, an essential part of the RuWell project.