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14 September 2020

Information event on agricultural research in Ukraine

Within an online event by the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue, IAMO Director Alfons Balmann will present the report entitled “Requirements for good academic work: Recent developments and demands of agricultural research in Ukraine” on 16 September 2020. (in German and Ukrainian only)

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13 August 2020

Call for Papers: Sustainable Agricultural Development and Regional Cooperation for Inclusive Growth in Central Asia

From 20. - 22. October 2020 the international scientific online conference on "Sustainable Agricultural Development and Regional Cooperation for Inclusive Growth in Central Asia" will take place. Contributions can be submitted until 10 September.

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04 August 2020

Book a Scientist - Speed Dating with the Sciences

In the event "Book a Scientist" initiated by the Leibniz Association, Leibniz researchers answer questions on topics that touch on everyday life. The individual, 20-minute talks will take place online on 18 August 2020.

From IAMO, researcher Lioudmila Chatalova will answer questions on the subject of bio-economy. Under the title Resources - should and could we consciously moderate our consumption? the scientist will discuss current developments in this area. After...

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29 July 2020

"In the Shadow of the Wall" - Study examines the development of knowledge networks after German reunification

Three decades after reunification in Germany, it seems collaborative ties are still created in the ‘shadow of the wall’. In the article ‘Still in the shadow of the wall? The case of the Berlin biotechnology cluster’, IAMO researcher Milad...

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29 July 2020

Exhibit on the exhibition ship MS “Wissenschaft”

IAMO scientist Gabi Waldhof presents her research findings on the public debate on genetic engineering at the MS “Wissenschaft” exhibition. The exhibit “Green genetic engineering in focus” helps visitors of the exhibition to compare their attitude to the topic with the arguments of supporters and...

From 30 June to 17 October 2020, the exhibition ship MS “Wissenschaft” will set off on a long journey. The ship will dock at the ports of 19 cities for several days per stop. The exhibition inside of the ship contains numerous exhibits on...

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13 July 2020

Information event on reform of the Ukrainian agricultural sector

An event entitled “German experience in designing efficient agricultural research - policy options for Ukraine” organised by the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue will be held online on 16 July 2020. (in German and Ukrainian only) Registration is possible until 14 July 2020.

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08 July 2020

IAMO Forum 2020: Photo gallery now online

The IAMO Forum 2020 took place as an online conference on the topic “Digital transformation – towards sustainable food value chains in Eurasia” from 24 to 26 June 2020.

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02 July 2020

IAMO releases video tutorial on the use of drones in agriculture

A team of IAMO scientists has produced a video tutorial that presents the use of drone technology in agriculture.

Globally, April 2020 was (along April 2016), the warmest April on record. As in many other countries worldwide, another drought would considerably harm the agricultural sector, which already suffered heavy yield losses in the past years.


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01 July 2020

Recording of the Kids Session now online

In the scope of the IAMO Forum 2020 a Kids Session on the topic “Bits, Bytes & Burger?! Digitalization in Food Production” took place on the last conference day.

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01 July 2020

Why is meat a cheap product?

In the radio program “Redezeit” on NDR Info, IAMO director Thomas Herzfeld talks about the conditions of livestock farming and meat processing. (from minute 4:15) – in German only

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