13 May 2019
On 17 April 2019, IAMO scientist Tinoush Jamali Jaghdani was a guest at the international seminar on irrigation water management in Iran organised by the DLG.
The expert panel was part of the agricultural technology trade fair "Agrotech-Agropars", which took place from 16 to 19 April in Shiraz in southern Iran. Jaghdani as keynote speaker presented some of his latest researches. In his lectures he talked...
09 May 2019
In the scope of the project “Increasing climate resilience via agricultural insurance – Innovation transfer for sustainable rural development in Central Asia” (KlimALEZ), scientists of IAMO supported Uzbek GROSS Insurance in piloting an index insurance for rainfed wheat production in Uzbekistan on...
The term index insurance is used for a type of agricultural insurance where payouts are based not on field evaluations but rather on an index highly correlated with observed yields. These indices are usually obtained from weather stations and...
08 May 2019
Steven Gray, Department of Community Sustainability of the Michigan State University, USA, will hold a presentation entitled “Harnessing Collective Intelligence for Environmental Decision-Making” at IAMO in Halle (Saale), Germany, on 10 May 2019.
06 May 2019
Invitation to the seminar “Using Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping to understand human-environmental interactions”
Steven Gray, Department of Community Sustainability of the Michigan State University, USA, will hold a seminar entitled “Using Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping to understand human-environmental interactions” at IAMO in Halle (Saale), Germany, on 9 May 2019.
02 May 2019
Organized by the Global Young Academy (GYA), the global “March for Science” is also taking place this time in Halle (Saale), Germany, on 4 May 2019. Demonstrations will be held for the values of research and science and against “alternative facts”.
30 April 2019
In scope of the project KlimALEZ, IAMO researchers have been organizing a series of extension seminars for local farmers in the province of Jizzakh, Uzbekistan, this April.
A team of IAMO PostDocs and PhD students conducted interactive workshops with over 200 farmers in rainfed grain production on risk management and agricultural investment. The aim was to gain insight into farmers’ understanding of and interest in...
23 April 2019
As part of the Summer School in Agricultural Economics, a course on “Scientific Writing for Agricultural Economists” will take place at the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), Ukraine, from 28 to 31 May 2019. The summer school is aimed at doctoral candidates.
11 April 2019
Abstract submission deadline for the workshop “Agriculture and society” extended until 18 April 2019
A workshop entitled “Agriculture and society: A multi-stakeholder dialogue for stable and sustainable development” (UaAgriDialog) for researchers, academics and representatives from practice, politics and civil society will take place in Zhytomyr, Ukraine.
10 April 2019
+++ IAMO Forum 2019: Registration for early bird ticket prices +++ Workshop on tensions between agriculture and society +++ Effects of social media on the marketing of agricultural products +++ These and more reports in the current IAMO newsletter