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18 April 2018

ENHANCE project meeting at IAMO

From 12 to 13 April 2018, the leaders of the project “Excellency Network to Help Achieving Necessary Competitiveness in Agricultural Economics” (ENHANCE) met in Halle (Saale), Germany.

ENHANCE focuses on strengthening the agronomic expertise of the University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine (USAMV) in Bucharest, Romania. Together with the University of Agricultural Science in Vienna, Austria, the Swiss Federal...

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10 April 2018

Vacancies

IAMO is looking for student/research assistants (m/f) for the AGRICHANGE project and LaScalA project.

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29 March 2018

IAMO newsletter 1/2018 issued

+++ Registration to the IAMO Forum 2018 +++ Call for extended abstracts for the BAKU Conference +++ German-Sino Agricultural Center begins second project stage +++ Further development of the AgriPoliS research software +++ These and more reports in the current IAMO newsletter

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26 March 2018

Summer School "Institutional Economics and Agricultural Development"

A Summer School entitled "Institutional Economics and Agricultural Development" will take place in Bucharest, Romania, from 17-21 September 2018 within the framework of the ENHANCE project. Master or PhD students are invited to apply until 31 May 2018.

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21 March 2018

Guest lecture on Central Asia in the Twenty-first Century

Professor Richard Pomfret, University of Adelaide, Australia, and The Johns Hopkins Bologna Center, Italy, gave a lecture at IAMO presenting his forthcoming monograph on “Central Asia in the Twenty-first Century” today.

The book takes stock of 25 years of post-independence economic reforms in Central Asia and argues that newly emerging transport corridors create future options for economic development in the region. For three years 2018-20 Richard Pomfret is holding...

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19 March 2018

Vacancy

IAMO is looking for a student/research assistant (m/f) for the library. Application deadline is 31 March 2018.

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13 March 2018

Webinar talk on women's participation in irrigation systems

As part of the webinar “Improving gender equity in irrigation” IAMO scientist Nozilakhon Mukhamedova and the scientists Nicole Lefore and Elizabeth Weight will hold a presentation entitled “Improving learning in irrigation: What approaches can improve participation and benefits for women? Pilot...

Women farmers often undertake farming activities within irrigation schemes, and can even constitute the majority in smallholder irrigation schemes. However, for various reasons, women are often excluded from the governance and management of such...

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12 March 2018

Workshop on return and labour migration in Central and Eastern Europe

On 7 March 2018, IAMO organized in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO) a workshop on “Return and Labor Migration in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989” in Leipzig. The event focused on the economic, social and political motivations of...

About 25 people attended the event. There were, on the one hand, scientists from social sciences and humanities and, on the other hand, people who had to leave their farms located in the former Soviet occupation zone or the later German Democratic...

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08 March 2018

Baku Conference: Call for Submissions

+++ BAKU Conference entitled “Agriculture Trade and Foreign Investments for Sustainable Regional Integration in Caucasus and Central Asia” will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 6 to 7 September 2018. Abstract submission is open until 11 May 2018. +++

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06 March 2018

Vacancy

IAMO is looking for student assistants (m/f) in the fields of Agricultural Economics, Economic Sciences or International Area Studies for the IAMO project SURE-Farm. Application deadline is 14 March 2018.

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