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19 September 2018

Baku Conference successfully concluded

Researchers discuss sustainable regional integration of Central Asia and Caucasus via trade and foreign direct investments (FDI). From 6 -7 September 2018, IAMO organized an international conference on 'Agriculture Trade and Foreign Investments for Sustainable Regional Integration in Caucasus and...

The conference held in Baku, Azerbaijan, featured three plenary sessions and nine parallel sessions in which more than 60 participants from 12 nations discussed latest developments in trade and foreign direct investment in Central Asian and Caucasus...

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17 September 2018

Kick-off meeting of UaFoodTrade project

The “pilot project for the sustainable internationalization of Ukrainian research structures in the context of the globalization of the Ukrainian food sector” (UaFoodTrade) will be opened on 20 September 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.

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05 September 2018

IAMO teams up with Asian Development Bank to support economic diversification in Kazakhstan

On Thursday 28 August 2018, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched a diagnostic study in Astana (Kazakhstan) arguing that Kazakhstan should accelerate reforms towards economic diversification and take advantage of the country’s large export potential. IAMO researchers Martin Petrick and Saule...

Oil rents have driven Kazakhstan's growth so far, but reliance on oil alone will not produce a long-run level of growth close to Kazakhstan's potential. Kazakhstan has a potentially strong comparative advantage in agriculture, being endowed with...

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29 August 2018

IAMO researchers developing drought insurance product

Long summer droughts and heat waves like this year are rare for Europe. In Central Asia, however, which was repeatedly confronted with such climate events over the last 10 to 15 years, they are a common phenomenon.

In scope of the project “Increasing climate resilience via agricultural insurance - Innovation transfer for sustainable rural development in Central Asia” (KlimALEZ), a team of IAMO researchers is developing novel drought insurance products in...

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27 August 2018

IAMO co-organizes conference on “Social science knowledge and sustainable agricultural development along the Silk Road”

In order to stimulate the academic environment for the social sciences of agricultural development in Central Asia and to present the results of a number of ongoing research projects, IAMO together with Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME) co-organizes a...

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24 August 2018

IAMO Policy Brief 35

In view of the current drought period in Germany, IAMO published the IAMO Policy Brief 35 on “Agriculture in times of drought: How digitalisation can support sustainable risk management”. The recent issue is authored by Lena Kuhn, Ihtiyor Bobojonov...

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15 August 2018

IX International Conference “Large Farm Management”

Again this year, IAMO supports the Large Farm Management (LFM) Conference as a partner. The international conference will take place from 19 to 20 September 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.

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10 August 2018

IAMO Career Talk - Career decisions after graduation

Former IAMO staff members report on their careers after the doctorate. The IAMO Career Talk will take place for the second time at IAMO on 30 August 2018.

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08 August 2018

IAMO-GIZ cooperation on modelling Agricultural Sector in Tajikistan

IAMO and HFFA Research GmbH are cooperating with GIZ Tajikistan office in developing Agricultural Sector Model for Tajikistan. The model will be used by Ministry of Economics of Tajikistan and Ministry of Agriculture of Tajikistan in their daily planning activities.

IAMO senior scientist Ihtiyor Bobojonov visited Dushanbe, Tajikistan, from 30 May to 5 June 2018 in order to meet with the potential stakeholders. Meetings with high level representatives from Ministry of Economy and Ministry of Agriculture was...

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24 July 2018

IAMO Policy Brief 34 issued

In July 2018, Ulrich Koester, Yanjun Ren und Jens-Peter Loy published IAMO Policy Brief 34 on the subject "Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste - Reconsidered".

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations...

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