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13 September 2019

SUSADICA doctoral programme researchers testing data collection instruments in Central Asia

During summer 2019, researchers of the SUSADICA doctoral programme conducted visits to various exemplary field sites in Central Asia to collect insights on complexities of farmers’ production and resource management decisions.

Each year, the PhD students of the structured doctoral programme on Sustainable agricultural development in Central Asia (SUSADICA) spend six months at the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME) and partner...

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11 September 2019

Vacancies

IAMO is looking for a staff member for controlling and reporting, a staff member for procurement and several student assistants.

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02 September 2019

New Administrative Director at IAMO

Katja Guhr has been appointed to IAMO Director and Head of Administration on 1 September 2019.

Katja Guhr is now a member of IAMO's board of directors and commissioner for IAMO's budget. Together with the three scientific directors, she is responsible for management as well as further strategic and operational management of the institute.

Katja...

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01 September 2019

CLIENT II-Project is convincing Uzbek government on importance of index based insurance against climate risks

The recent decree of the president of Uzbekistan from 2 August 2019 “On measures of reforming the fast development of the insurance market of the Republic of Uzbekistan” mentioned the importance of establishing an index-insurance market in the agricultural sector as recommended by KlimALEZ scientist...

The project “Increasing climate resilience via agricultural insurance – Innovation transfer for sustainable rural development in Central Asia” (KlimALEZ) aims at introduction of index-based agricultural insurance program for various Central Asian...

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30 August 2019

IAMO contributes to structured education and training of PhD students in Central Asia

Within the SUSADICA doctoral programme, IAMO researchers Dr. Nodir Djanibekov and Dr. Golib Sanaev conducted a five-day PhD module course on economics of technology adoption in agriculture from 29 July to 2 August 2019. The course took place in the Innovations and Scientific Research Cluster at the...

The need to adopt drip irrigation systems, to end the cotton harvest mechanization paradox, and to introduce soil conservation in Uzbek agriculture has been outspoken by researchers and policymakers. Among the questions are: What are the main...

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26 August 2019

Large Farm Management Conference: Register now!

The 10th International Conference “Large Farm Management” (LFM) will take place in Kiev, Ukraine, on 18 September 2019. It is the only business conference in CIS and Europe that fully covers all the major aspects of successful farm management.

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23 August 2019

Vacancies

IAMO is looking for a Research Associate for the FORLAND project and a Student Assistant for the department Structural Change.

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14 August 2019

Abstract submission for the workshop “Political economy of agricultural policies and land relations” until 17 November 2019

A workshop entitled “Political economy of agricultural policies and land relations” will take place at IAMO in Halle (Saale), Germany, from 5 to 6 March 2020.

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19 July 2019

Photos of IAMO Forum 2019 available online

We thank all participants of IAMO Forum 2019 for the informative insights and lively discussions. Conference photos are now available online.

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15 July 2019

IAMO newsletter 2/2019 issued

+++ IAMO celebrates 25th anniversary +++ ENHANCE project assessed as successful by EU +++ Meat renounced due to high price increase in Iran +++ Uncertainty about green genetic engineering +++ These and more reports in the current IAMO newsletter

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