Edition 3/2021, 14 September 2021

News in this edition:

IAMO Forum 2022 +++ IAMO and UrSEU sign Memorandum of Understanding +++ IAMO honored at berufundfamilie certificate award ceremony


Agriculture in the era of a pandemic © JackF | Adobe Stock

IAMO Forum 2022 entitled “Rural Resilience in a Post-pandemic Era: Challenges and Opportunities” will take place in Halle (Saale), Germany, from 22 to 24 June 2022.

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Herzfeld
Tel.: +49 345 2928-100

Participants at a conference © IAMO

The 4th International Conference on “Natural Resource Management and Public Policy” will be held from 23 to 24 October 2021 at Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU) in Wuhan, China.

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Lanjiao Wen
Tel.: +49 345 2928-223

Soybean field in Serbia © Budimir Jevtic | Adobe Stock

An International Scientific Conference entitled “Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development - II” is organized by the Institute of Agricultural Economics Belgrade (IAE) and in cooperation with IAMO from 16 to 17 December 2021 in Belgrade, Serbia.

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Dr. Ivan Duric
Tel.: +49 345 2928-241

Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE)

As part of the 16th Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), a virtual pre-congress symposium entitled “Large Scale Agriculture in Transition and Developed Economies: Organizational and Societal Issues” was held on 19 July 2021.

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Dr. Taras Gagalyuk
Tel.: +49 345 2928-326


Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding © UrSEU

A Memorandum of Understanding between the Ural State Economic University (UrSEU) and IAMO was signed at a formal ceremony in Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation, on 20 August 2021.

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

TRUSTFARM kick-off meeting © IAMO

As part of the project “Towards Resilient and Sustainable Integrated Agro-ecosystems through Appropriate Climate-smart Farming Practices” (TRUSTFARM), a kick-off meeting was held on 1 July 2021.

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Dr. Osama Naser El-Din Ahmed
Tel.: +49 345 2928-250

Recent IAMO research projects

Supermarket in China © 06photo | Adobe Stock

Digital Transformation of China’s Agriculture (DITAC) +++ What Can Digital Communications Do for Generational Renewal in Farming? (YOUNG FARMERS) +++ Multiplatform Delivery of Co-developed Tools for National Control and Prevention of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) in Rwanda (ICT4BXW@Scale) +++ Development of a Risk Management Concept for Small Farmers in Armenia and Azerbaijan (RIMARA)

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IAMO Annual 2021 © IAMO

Land rights in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan +++ Land market regulation +++ Climate impacts on wheat yields in Ukraine +++ Supermarkets and nutrition in China +++ Quality of life in rural areas

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IAMO Policy Brief 41 © IAMO

The publication reflects the new leadership role of the EU and the Black Sea region in international wheat markets and highlights the growing responsibility this brings for ensuring global food security.

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

IAMO Policy Brief 42 © IAMO

The issue focuses on the needs and strategies for sustainable research software practices based on DFG roundtable position paper.

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Dr. Franziska Appel
Tel.: +49 345 2928-117

News from IAMO institute

berufundfamilie certificate © IAMO

In a virtual ceremony on 22 June 2021, IAMO was honoured for its strategic development of its family- and life-phase-conscious human resources policy.

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Kristin Leimer
Tel.: +49 345 2928-435

Research data © Joanna Parkinson | Adobe Stock

To make its research data more accessible to the scientific community, IAMO has signed a cooperation agreement with SowiDataNet|datorium.

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Dr. Stephan Brosig
Tel.: +49 345 2928-222

IT work at the institute © IAMO

IAMO offers a position in IT Systems Engineering (f/m/d) in the department administration. The application deadline has been extended until 30 September 2021.

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+++ Prof. Dr. Lan Fang joined IAMO as Visiting Research Fellow in September 2021. She is a full professor at Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU), China. Since 2018, she has been elected as a Deputy to the 13th National People’s Congress of PRC. +++ PD Dr. habil. Linde Götz was admitted to the Editorial Board of the “Agribusiness - An International Journal” and to the Scientific Advisory Board of the “Russland-Analysen”. +++ On 1 July 2021, Dr. Ilkay Unay Gailhard started a Marie Curie project on “YOUNG FARMERS”. During the project period, she will spend two years in the USA and will collaborate with the Pennsylvania State University, University of Chicago und University of Florida. The project has received funds from the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant Agreement No 895185). +++ For his doctoral project “Economic Performance of Socialist Institutions in Yugoslavia”, Magnus Neubert has obtained a scholarship from the Hans Böckler Foundation. He joined IAMO as a PhD student in the department of Agricultural Markets in November 2019. +++ IAMO researcher Dr. Yanjun Ren was awarded by the Journal of Integrative Agriculture for his outstanding contribution to the journal in 2020. +++ In the IDEAS ranking, IAMO ranks first among agricultural economics departments in Germany. IDEAS is the largest bibliographic database dedicated to economics and available freely on the internet. +++

Further selected publications

(2021) Preisvolatilität auf Agrarmärkten. IAMO Discussion Paper No. 196, Halle (Saale): IAMO.

; ; ; ; (2021) Why villagers stay put – A structural equation model on staying intentions. Journal of Rural Studies 81: 345-357.

; ; (2021) Editorial. Special Issue: Growth of agroholdings and mega-farms in transition and emerging market economies: Institutional and organizational aspects. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 24 (4): 581-592.

; ; (2021) Price formation within Egypt's wheat tender market: Implications for Black Sea exporters. Agricultural Economics 52 (5): 819-831.

; (2021) Die Bedeutung von Preisbeziehungen und Preisänderungen in ausgewählten Agrarmärkten. IAMO Discussion Paper No. 194, Halle (Saale): IAMO.

; (2021) Agrarpreisbildung: Theorie und Anwendung.

; (2021) Redistributive politics in Russia: The political economy of agricultural subsidies. Comparative Economic Studies 63 (1): 1-30.

; ; ; ; (2021) Trade creation, political sensitivity and product exclusions: The political economy of agriculture protection in China’s FTAs. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 65 (3): 627-657.

; ; ; ; (2021) Grassland greening on the Mongolian Plateau despite higher grazing intensity. Land Degradation & Development 32 (2): 792-802.

; ; (2021) Forward- und Futuresmärkte und ihre Bedeutung für die Agrarpreisbildung. IAMO Discussion Paper No. 197, Halle (Saale): IAMO.

(2021) Vertikale Preisbeziehungen - Beziehungen zwischen Erzeuger- und Verbraucherpreisen. IAMO Discussion Paper No. 195, Halle (Saale): IAMO.

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