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18 January 2018

Today the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) opens its doors in Berlin

IAMO is co-organiser of two panel discussions on the topics “Feed for Life! – Alternatives in the Feeding Sector” and “How can livestock production contribute to global food security?”.

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16 January 2018

Scientific delegation from Mongolia visiting IAMO

On Monday, 15 January 2018, a delegation of the German-Mongolian cooperation project "Sustainable Agriculture", including project leader Dr. Ing. Alfred Kather, has been visiting the institute.

The aim of the meeting was to present current IAMO projects with special focus on the agricultural development in Mongolia and to explore the possibilities of future cooperation with the Mongolian guests. During this meeting, the topics of climate...

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11 January 2018

Expert panels at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA): Registration is still possible until 12 January.

Within the framework of the International Green Week, IAMO is inviting you to participate in two panel discussions at the GFFA in Berlin, Germany, from 18 to 19 January 2018.

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05 January 2018

Panel discussion on the topic „20 Years Green Genetic Engineering - Risks and Chances for a future agriculture“

Within the framework of the lecture series „Sustainable Agriculture 2017/18“, a panel discussion (in German only) will take place at the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in Halle (Saale), Germany, on 11 January 2018. The entrance is free of charge.

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21 December 2017

IAMO newsletter 4/2017 issued

+++ Registration to the GFFA expert panel on livestock production in Asia and Eastern Europe +++ Call for extended abstracts for the IAMO Forum 2018 +++ Project on insuring against climate risk in Central Asia +++ Study on integration of returning migrants in Kosovo +++ This and more news in the...

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21 December 2017

Vacancy announcement

IAMO invites applications for a Ph.D. position (m/f) on “Combining GIS and SNA methods for effective BXW prevention in Rwanda”. Application deadline is 31 January 2018.

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20 December 2017

Workshop on “Sustainable Development in Agriculture and Food Industry” for government representatives and scientists

Commissioned by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), IAMO scientists Ivan Duric, Lena Kuhn and Ihtiyor Bobojonov conducted a one-day awareness raising workshop on sustainable development in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on 15 December 2017.

The workshop focused on the introduction of the key sustainability principles behind the Agenda 2030, the Uzbek government’s priorities in this regard, as well as the role and contribution of sustainable food and agriculture to their implementation....

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19 December 2017

Research visit for project cooperation to Slovenia

In the framework of the project “Assessment of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), Pillar II Measures Upon On-farm Employment: The Case of Slovenia” IAMO researcher Ilkay Unay-Gailhard visited the University of Primorska in Koper, Slovenia, from 6 to 28 November 2017.

During her research stay, Unay-Gailhard established the general framework of the dynamics of the project together with researcher Stefan Bojnec, Professor of Economics, and PhD candidate Sabina Žabina, both researching at the University of Primorska....

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19 December 2017 | IAMO Policy Brief 33 issued

IAMO Policy Brief 33 issued

In December 2017, Judith Möllers was joined by Diana Traikova, Thomas Herzfeld and Egzon Bajrami in publishing IAMO Policy Brief 33 on the subject “Involuntary Return Migration to Kosovo: Tackling Challenges for Successful Reintegration”.

Kosovo...

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11 December 2017

Workshop on the environmental impacts of livestock farming in Saxony-Anhalt

From 29 November to 1 December 2017 Dr. Florian Schierhorn of the IAMO conducted a postdoc workshop on the subject “The Environmental Impacts of Livestock Products” in Halle (Saale), Germany, in co-operation with the Leibniz Research Alliance “Sustainable Food Production and Healthy Nutrition” and...

Global livestock production is one of the key factors in climate change, the exhausting of natural resources and loss of biodiversity. For a number of years now life-cycle assessments (LCA) have been calculated in order to investigate the...

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