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30 December 2020

IAMO Policy Brief 38 “How to align formal land rights with farmers’ perceptions in Central Asia?” was published

The publication reveals substantial mismatches between legal land rights and farmers’ perceptions in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The issue can be downloaded free of charge.

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22 December 2020

IAMO Annual 2020: English edition published

Digitalisation in agriculture +++ China as global player between trade war and epizootics +++ Cotton sector reforms in Central Asia +++ Conflicting values in the German GMO debate? +++ These and other articles in the current edition of the IAMO Annual

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21 December 2020

The latest edition of the Russland-Analysen looks at the challenges facing agricultural policy in Russia

The contributions to the 395th edition of the Russland-Analysen focus on the key changes to the Russian agricultural sector since the fall of the Soviet Union and the regional differences that exist in the allocation of agricultural subsidies in Russia.

Russian political leaders have placed great emphasis on the agri-food sector. This led to the implementation of ambitious long-term food self-sufficiency targets, backed by highly funded programmes. These self-sufficiency targets have since been...

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21 December 2020

Save the Date: GFFA panel discussion on 22 January 2021

Within the framework of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), IAMO in cooperation with the German Agribusiness Alliance (GAA) organise a virtual panel discussion on “How to better cope with change: New approaches for food system resilience to pandemic and climatic shocks”.

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21 December 2020

Call for Submissions: Special Issue "Food Consumption and Sustainable Agri-Food Chains"

For a special issue of "Foods", we invite experts from agricultural economics and related fields to submit contributions on the topic of "Food Consumption and Sustainable Agri-Food Chains". Foods is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published by MDPI.

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17 December 2020

Excellent family awareness: IAMO receives berufundfamilie (BUF) certificate

IAMO is delighted to see its efforts to promote a family-friendly personnel policy recognized: on 10 December 2020, the institute was awarded the "berufundfamilie" (BUF) certificate for the first time.

The quality seal is awarded by the berufundfamilie Service GmbH for a period of three years and honors the commitment of companies, institutes, and universities that aim for a human resources policy that is sensitive to family needs and life phases....

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15 December 2020

IAMO Forum 2021: Interview with keynote speaker Matin Qaim (University of Göttingen)

"Better science communication could support public acceptance of new plant breeding technologies."

The transition to a bioeconomy is a potential game changer that may have a large impact on food and nutrition security, as well as on the ways in which agri-food systems are designed and operated. In view of the upcoming IAMO Forum 2021 that is...

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15 December 2020

Current issue of Ukraine-Analysen focuses on land reform and agricultural research

IAMO researcher Franziska Schaft has published the Christmas edition of Ukraine-Analysen on the topics of “land reform and agricultural research” in cooperation with Eduard Klein, editor Ukraine-Analysen.

The articles presented in Ukraine-Analysen No. 244 take a look at the hesitant reform and modernization processes in the agricultural sector and in agricultural research in Ukraine. With the aspects “land” and “knowledge”, they shed light on two...

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04 December 2020

IAMO researchers receive Emerald Literati Award

For their paper on “CSR as hypocrisy avoidance: a conceptual framework”, Johanna Jauernig and Vladislav Valentinov received Emerald’s Highly Commended Paper Award 2020. The article was published in the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal in 2019.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) holds the potential for solving societal problems. However, CSR actions sometimes fall short of CSR communication leading to an erosion of credibility, charges of corporate hypocrisy and public skepticism about...

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03 December 2020

Third episode of IAMO Alumni Podcast online

As part of IAMO's support for young researchers, a third episode of the IAMO Alumni Podcast has been published.

This time, the IAMO Alumni Podcast does not shed light on the career path of an IAMO alumnus, but offers an interview with Thomas Herzfeld, one of the three scientific directors of the Institute. In the talk with IAMO PhD student Laura Moritz he...

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