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21 December 2017

IAMO newsletter 4/2017 issued

+++ Registration to the GFFA expert panel on livestock production in Asia and Eastern Europe +++ Call for extended abstracts for the IAMO Forum 2018 +++ Project on insuring against climate risk in Central Asia +++ Study on integration of returning migrants in Kosovo +++ This and more news in the...

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21 December 2017

Vacancy announcement

IAMO invites applications for a Ph.D. position (m/f) on “Combining GIS and SNA methods for effective BXW prevention in Rwanda”. Application deadline is 31 January 2018.

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20 December 2017

Workshop on “Sustainable Development in Agriculture and Food Industry” for government representatives and scientists

Commissioned by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), IAMO scientists Ivan Duric, Lena Kuhn and Ihtiyor Bobojonov conducted a one-day awareness raising workshop on sustainable development in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on 15 December 2017.

The workshop focused on the introduction of the key sustainability principles behind the Agenda 2030, the Uzbek government’s priorities in this regard, as well as the role and contribution of sustainable food and agriculture to their implementation....

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19 December 2017

Research visit for project cooperation to Slovenia

In the framework of the project “Assessment of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), Pillar II Measures Upon On-farm Employment: The Case of Slovenia” IAMO researcher Ilkay Unay-Gailhard visited the University of Primorska in Koper, Slovenia, from 6 to 28 November 2017.

During her research stay, Unay-Gailhard established the general framework of the dynamics of the project together with researcher Stefan Bojnec, Professor of Economics, and PhD candidate Sabina Žabina, both researching at the University of Primorska....

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19 December 2017 | IAMO Policy Brief 33 issued

IAMO Policy Brief 33 issued

In December 2017, Judith Möllers was joined by Diana Traikova, Thomas Herzfeld and Egzon Bajrami in publishing IAMO Policy Brief 33 on the subject “Involuntary Return Migration to Kosovo: Tackling Challenges for Successful Reintegration”.


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11 December 2017

Workshop on the environmental impacts of livestock farming in Saxony-Anhalt

From 29 November to 1 December 2017 Dr. Florian Schierhorn of the IAMO conducted a postdoc workshop on the subject “The Environmental Impacts of Livestock Products” in Halle (Saale), Germany, in co-operation with the Leibniz Research Alliance “Sustainable Food Production and Healthy Nutrition” and...

Global livestock production is one of the key factors in climate change, the exhausting of natural resources and loss of biodiversity. For a number of years now life-cycle assessments (LCA) have been calculated in order to investigate the...

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07 December 2017

Do your PhD at IAMO

IAMO currently offers PhD positions in the projects FORLand, SURE-Farm, UaFoodTrade, KlimALEZ, and Bioeconomy. Check on our vacancies and apply now.

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29 November 2017


IAMO offers a PhD position (m/f) in the project KlimALEZ, two PhD positions in the research group "Economics and Institutions of the Bioeconomy", and is looking for student assistants (m/f).

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28 November 2017

Turkmenistan in search of strategies to modernise agriculture and adapt to climate change - Ashgabat conference on sustainable land and water management

About 50 international and national experts convened for a conference on "Sustainable land and water management in dryland ecosystems in Central Asia" in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) on 23-24 November 2017. In the presence of German Ambassador to Turkmenistan Margret Uebber and deputy head of the German...

The second day addressed key issues of agricultural development relevant for the Central Asia region. Prof. Dr. Martin Petrick, deputy head of IAMO’s department of agricultural policy, showed that Turkmenistan uses much more water to generate...

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23 November 2017

Today starts the conference “Sustainable land and water management in dryland ecosystems in Central Asia”

IAMO co-organises the conference on sustainable land and water management in Central Asia. This event will take place in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, from 23 to 24 November 2017.

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