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11 May 2022

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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10 May 2022

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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22 April 2022

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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Female farmer with mask on the field

30 March 2022

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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27 March 2022

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.

In the run-up to the World Summit on Nature – the UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming, China – the report is intended to invite dialogue, the researchers say. At the same time, they voice clear policy demands.

„If we continue business as usual, we...

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25 March 2022

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.

For the first time in two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, the SUSADICA team united in presence with the objective of presenting and discussing the research progress and the outlook and plans for the coming twelve months. There have been notable...

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18 March 2022

Conference celebrated 30 years of diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and Germany

On 16th March, an online conference was organized to honor 30 years of diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and Germany. IAMO Director Thomas Glauben followed the invitation of the Uzbek government and participated.

The event aimed at strengthening the political dialogue and provided an opportunity to exchange views on the status and development prospects of Uzbek-German relations. Also practical recommendations for the development of bilateral cooperation in...

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15 March 2022

IAMO newsletter 01/2022 published

Statement - Solidarity for a respectful, peaceful and self-determined coexistence in Europe +++ Impact of the war on the international agricultural and food markets +++ Kick-Off Meeting „German-Ukrainian Cores of Excellence“

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Cargo ship and grain silos in a port

04 March 2022

APD-Ukraine has been extended for a sixth phase

The cooperation project "German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue" (APD) has been extended and will enter its sixth phase in 2022-2024.

The project aims to provide advisory support to agricultural policy decision-makers in Ukraine for a socially balanced and sustainable development of the agricultural sector and rural areas. In a dialogue between German and Ukrainian institutions and...

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Ukrainian flag in the wind

25 February 2022

Solidarity for a respectful, peaceful and self-determined coexistence in Europe

The IAMO Board of Directors is appalled by Russia's military attack on Ukraine, contrary to international law. We condemn it as a violation of the values and principles of respectful, peaceful and self-determined coexistence in Europe. We feel for...

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