Edition 2/2022, 17 June 2022

News in this edition:

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


Agriculture in times of a pandemic | Adobe Stock

The IAMO Forum 2022 is coming soon. From 22 to 24 June 2022, the conference will take place again in Halle (Saale), after being held online twice. The detailed programme is available for download. // read more //

Photo: © MLU Halle-Wittenberg

The Long Night of the Sciences is one of the highlights of the summer in Halle (Saale). In this context, IAMO invites you on 01 July 2022 to an exciting evening with topics from the fields of agriculture and nutrition. For the current occasion, this year we lead our focus to different questions regarding the agriculture in Ukraine. // read more //

Help for scientists at risk


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. // read more //

Marianne Müller-Albinsky
Tel.: +49 345 2928-337

Project news

Armenia Climate Atlas

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. // read more //

Max Hofmann
Tel.: +49 345 2928-256

Participants of the SUSADICA workshop © IAMO

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. // read more //

Prof. Dr. Martin Petrick
Tel.: +49 641 9937050

IAMO in the Media

Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, many scientists at IAMO have been asked for their assessments of the impact on global agricultural and food markets in various media. // read more //


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 // read more //

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Thomas Glauben
Tel.: +49 345 2928-200

Photo: Stephan Eickschen © Unsplash

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. // read more //

IAMO website: new thematic focus on Ukraine

A new section on the IAMO website brings together information from IAMO's news, press releases and media contributions about the Ukraine war and its impact on international food markets on one page. // read more //


+++ IAMO scientist Antje Jantsch was presented with the Luther Certificate of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg at a ceremony on 29 April 2022. This award is given to young researchers who have completed their doctorate with the highest grade "summa cum laude". Congratulations! +++ Furthermore, the Master's thesis of IAMO Alumni Theresa Bäuml entitled "Barriers and opportunities for Corporation of smallholders: the case of Kosovar raspberry producers" was awarded with the GENO Research Award at the University of Hohenheim. The work was highly praised from various sides, especially by the jury member Prof. Burghof: "close to practice, extraordinary for a Master's thesis". IAMO congratulates warmly on this success. +++ On 30 May 2022, IAMO PhD student Alisher Tleubayev successfully defended his thesis entitled "Corporate governance and financial performance of agri-food enterprises in Russia: Three essays" in public. We are pleased with him and congratulate him warmly. +++ IAMO welcomes Kathleen Hermans as a new researcher in the Department Agricultural Policy and Junzhe Hu as a PhD student in the Department Agricultural Markets. +++

Further selected publications

; ; (2022) The influence of Russia's 2010/2011 wheat export ban on spatial market integration and transaction costs of grain markets. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 44 (2): 1083-1099.

; ; (2022) Investment traps and resilience to shocks: An experimental study of Central Asian collective water governance. Irrigation and Drainage 71 (S1): 110-123.

; (2022) Policy analysis with Melitz-type gravity model: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan. Journal of Asian Economics 80

; ; ; (2022) Supermarket environment and nutrition outcomes: Evidence from rural China. Journal of Rural Studies 92: 79-92.

; ; ; ; ; ; ; (2022) Subnational institutions and power of landholders drive illegal deforestation in a major commodity production frontier. Global Environmental Change 74

; (2022) Boundary spanning R&D collaboration: Key enabling technologies and missions as alleviators of proximity effects?Technological Forecasting and Social Change 180

; ; (2022) Policy instruments for green-growth of clusters: Implications from an agent-based model. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 43: 257-269.

; ; (2022) Understanding the market potential of products from alternative food networks in a transition economy - A discrete choice experiment. British Food Journal 124 (13): 183-199.

; ; ; ; ; (2022) The evolving perceptions of corruption in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. Governance : An International Journal of Policy and Administration and Institutions 35 (2): 651-659.

; ; (2022) Agricultural policies and technical efficiency of wheat production in Kazakhstan and Russia: Evidence from a stochastic frontier approach. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 54 (3): 407-421.

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