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Book cover: Living with the Land

26 January 2023

Living with the Land - Handbook on Rural and Agricultural Actors in Twentieth-Century Europe published

Published by De Gruyter and co-edited by IAMO alumnus Dietmar Müller, this handbook from the Contemporary European History series provides an overview of historical knowledge on a variety of topics related to the land and does so through a distinctly activity-centric and genuinely European...

For a long time agriculture and rural life were dismissed by many contemporaries as irrelevant or old-fashioned. Contrasted with cities as centers of intellectual debate and political decision-making, the countryside seemed to be becoming...

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20 January 2023

Ukraine-Analyses on EU integration and rural development

The articles were written within the framework of the IAMO projects on land reform in Ukraine (Landreform UA) and the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue (APD-Ukraine), with the contribution by Inna Levkovych on changes in land use in Ukraine, and Taras Gagalyuk as responsible editor.

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Two people are sitting on chairs in front of a warehouse and having a dialog.

20 January 2023

RuWell team on fieldwork in Albania and Kosovo

In October 2022, the RuWell team of researchers around Dr. Antje Jantsch and Dr. Arjola Arapi-Gjini engaged in fieldwork in rural Albania and Kosovo. The aim was to pretest existing interview guidelines for the upcoming qualitative research, an essential part of the RuWell project.

The RuWell project is investigating the role of place attachment on rural people’s (im)mobility decisions and the effects of such decisions on their well-being. The researchers visited research sites in Albania in the counties of Korcë, Berat and...

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16 January 2023

IAMO Forum 2023: Submission deadline extended

The Forum entitled “International Agricultural Trade, Geopolitics and Global Food Security” will take place in Halle (Saale), Germany, from 21 to 23 June 2023. Deadline for submission of extended abstracts and organized session proposals extended until 27 February 2023.

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People sitting in a lecture room, listening to Thomas Glauben

12 January 2023

IAMO expanding cooperation with Uzbek universities

In January, IAMO director Thomas Glauben visited several Uzbek cooperation partners for bilateral meetings and exchange with students.

The main aim of the visit was to intensify cooperation with cooperation partners and discussion of ongoing activities and future plans. IAMO is implementing several projects in the country such as KlimALEZ, IPReS, AGRICHANGE, SUSADICA and DSinGIS in...

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Four people are standing in a room, in the background there is a screen with the photo of Thomas Glauben, as well as the Uzbek and Finnish flags

12 January 2023

Award of Honorary Doctorate to Thomas Glauben by Nordic International University

On 6 January IAMO director Thomas Glauben was awarded an honorary doctorate by rector Sherzod Mustafakulov for his outstanding contribution to the development of research and teaching at the university in Usbekistan.

The representatives of the university thanked Thomas Glauben for his commitment especially in the further development of international curricula and high quality teaching in the field of agricultural economics.

In addition, IAMO and Nordic...

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15 December 2022

IAMO Newsletter 04/2022 released

Call for Submissions: IAMO Forum 2023 +++ New project on water governance and peacebuilding in Afghanistan started +++ IAMO supports the application of the city of Halle to become a Future Center +++ and much more now published in the latest IAMO newsletter.

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20 participants at conference tables follow the speech of Thomas Glauben, who is connected live via video chat.

12 December 2022

Global Food Security Association for Young Scientists established

In the face of present global food security challenges, the Global Food Security Association was formally established on 2nd December, 2022. An international conference after the launching ceremony as well as the 1st Global Food Security Forum for Young Scientists followed.

Together with Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), IAMO is one of four founding institutes. The association, as an international...

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FAO-IAMO Regional Amis and Policy Monitoring Workshop

09 December 2022

International exchange of experiences on the monitoring of agricultural policies and agricultural markets

On November 28, 2022, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and IAMO held the workshop "Regional agricultural market information systems and policy monitoring."

The FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and IAMO organized the hybrid exchange of experiences on monitoring of agricultural policies and producer prices on agricultural markets. More than 60 researchers, employees from agricultural...

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A mixed forest with brightly colored leaves and a path with tree trunks stacked along the edge.

06 December 2022

Leibniz Research Network publishes "10 Must Dos" on Biodiversity

The scientists of the Leibniz Research Network Biodiversity and cooperation partners present concrete recommendations for action to preserve the biological diversity on earth.

On the occasion of the 15th UN Biodiversity Confernce in December 2022 in Montreal, Canada, the researchers call for the protection of biodiversity to be considered and anchored in all policy areas and sectors: "Climate change determines how we live...

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