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24 March 2016

New Leibniz ScienceCampus in Central Germany

The Leibniz Association will sponsor a new ScienceCampus focusing on “Eastern Europe - Global Area” in Leipzig for the duration of four years.

Managed by the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL), the ScienceCampus will be organized by the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) in Halle (Saale), the Universities of Leipzig, Halle-Wittenberg and...

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04 March 2016

Russian researchers visit IAMO to inform themselves about transformation of East German agriculture

From 24-26 February Dr. Natalia Shagaida, Prof. Dr. Vasily Uzun and Dr. Alexander Nikulin of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) from Moscow visited IAMO. The historian Prof. Dr. Stephan Merl from Bielefeld University accompanied the group.

For the Russian delegation it was after 1992, 1997 and 2001, the fourth visit in East Germany. The focus was on issues of agricultural transformation and development paths of farms since the collapse of the GDR and the Soviet Union. On the first day...

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26 February 2016

Improving biodiversity: What can agriculture contribute?

Within the project MULTAGRI experts from science and administration met with farmers and representatives of conservation organizations for a workshop to explore potentials of agriculture to maintaining and improving biodiversity.

Organized by IAMO researcher Dr. Amanda Sahrbacher the workshop was held at the Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology on 24 February. The 41 participants debated on the scope, design and sense of ecological priority areas from...

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12 February 2016

Silk Road Conference: Programme out now

The programme for the IAAE Inter-Conference Symposium "Agricultural Transitions along the Silk Road" is now available online and for download. The symposium can be attended free of charge and registration is still open until 1 March 2016.

So register...

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09 February 2016

IAMO Forum 2016: Abstract submission extended to 21 February

Due to many requests we prolonged the deadline for abstract submission!

Until 23:59 CET Sunday, February 21, 2016 you can still submit your abstract for IAMO Forum 2016. This year's conference will deal with "Rural Labor in Transition: Structural Change, Migration and Governance" and takes place 22 - 24 June in Halle...

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08 February 2016

AGRICHANGE Winter School opened

Die AGRICHANGE Winter School wurde heute am IAMO eröffnet.

The AGRICHANGE Winter School was opened today at IAMO. Over the next six weeks two PhD students from Kazakh National Agrarian University (KazNAU), two PhD students from Samarkand Agricultural Institute (Uzbekistan) and three IAMO PhD students will...

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20 January 2016

Vacancy: PhD position in the political-economic analysis of the EU agricultural policy

IAMO invites applications for a PhD position in the political-economic analysis of the EU agricultural policy for a period of 36 months.

The position is to be filled in April 2016, or later. The successful candidate will conduct his/her PhD in the department of External Environment for Agriculture and Policy Analysis under the supervision of Professor Dr. Thomas Herzfeld. The research...

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14 January 2016

To saturday IAMO present at GFFA

Within the framework of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) IAMO in cooperation with partners is hosting two agricultural policy symposia and is present at GFFA's cooperation market. Simultaneously with the International Green Week the GFFA is organized by the German Federal Ministry of...

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16 December 2015

ScienceCampus Halle - plant-based bioeconomy (WCH) honoured as "Most Innovative Alliance"

The ScienceCampus Halle - plant-based bioeconomy (WCH) has been awarded the Hugo Junkers Award for Research and Innovation from Saxony-Anhalt 2015. In the Ständehaus Merseburg handed Hartmut Möllring, Minister of Sciences and Economic Affairs of the...

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27 October 2015

IAMO publication were honored with GEWISOLA Award and Best Paper Award

During this year’s GEWISOLA conference ( 23 – 25 September) the Society for Economic and Social Sciences in Agriculture e.V. honored two IAMO contributions. Firstly, agricultural economist Dr. Swetlana Renner received the GEWISOLA Award for her...

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