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Participants of the workshop standing in front of the IAMO building.

07 March 2023

New research results presented at SUSADICA workshop

On 2 and 3 March 2023 IAMO hosted a research workshop of the Structured Doctoral Programme on Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia (SUSADICA). During the workshop doctoral students presented their research findings and plans for the following activities were prepared.

Doctoral students, supervisors, and project coordinators of the SUSADICA doctoral programme met at a two-day workshop in Halle (Saale) to present and discuss the research progress and implement the next steps in ongoing research and a road map of...

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03 March 2023

IAMO Forum 2023: Submission deadline is the 6 March

The Forum entitled “International Agricultural Trade, Geopolitics and Global Food Security” will take place in Halle (Saale), Germany, from 21 to 23 June 2023. Deadline for submission of extended abstracts and organized session proposals extended by 6 March 2023.

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View of Alfons Balmann in the studio

13 February 2023

How can agriculture do better? Alfons Balmann was guest on "Planet Wissen"

Agriculture must renew itself, not least because of climate change and the loss of biodiversity. But which concepts are sustainable? In the program "Planet Wissen" Alfons Balmann talked about societal expectations, conflicting goals, and the possibilities of technological progress in agriculture (in...

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Book cover: Living with the Land

26 January 2023

Living with the Land - Handbook on Rural and Agricultural Actors in Twentieth-Century Europe published

Published by De Gruyter and co-edited by IAMO alumnus Dietmar Müller, this handbook from the Contemporary European History series provides an overview of historical knowledge on a variety of topics related to the land and does so through a distinctly activity-centric and genuinely European...

For a long time agriculture and rural life were dismissed by many contemporaries as irrelevant or old-fashioned. Contrasted with cities as centers of intellectual debate and political decision-making, the countryside seemed to be becoming...

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20 January 2023

Ukraine-Analyses on EU integration and rural development

The articles were written within the framework of the IAMO projects on land reform in Ukraine (Landreform UA) and the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue (APD-Ukraine), with the contribution by Inna Levkovych on changes in land use in Ukraine, and Taras Gagalyuk as responsible editor.

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Two people are sitting on chairs in front of a warehouse and having a dialog.

20 January 2023

RuWell team on fieldwork in Albania and Kosovo

In October 2022, the RuWell team of researchers around Dr. Antje Jantsch and Dr. Arjola Arapi-Gjini engaged in fieldwork in rural Albania and Kosovo. The aim was to pretest existing interview guidelines for the upcoming qualitative research, an essential part of the RuWell project.

The RuWell project is investigating the role of place attachment on rural people’s (im)mobility decisions and the effects of such decisions on their well-being. The researchers visited research sites in Albania in the counties of Korcë, Berat and...

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16 January 2023

IAMO Forum 2023: Submission deadline extended

The Forum entitled “International Agricultural Trade, Geopolitics and Global Food Security” will take place in Halle (Saale), Germany, from 21 to 23 June 2023. Deadline for submission of extended abstracts and organized session proposals extended until 27 February 2023.

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People sitting in a lecture room, listening to Thomas Glauben

12 January 2023

IAMO expanding cooperation with Uzbek universities

In January, IAMO director Thomas Glauben visited several Uzbek cooperation partners for bilateral meetings and exchange with students.

The main aim of the visit was to intensify cooperation with cooperation partners and discussion of ongoing activities and future plans. IAMO is implementing several projects in the country such as KlimALEZ, IPReS, AGRICHANGE, SUSADICA and DSinGIS in...

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Four people are standing in a room, in the background there is a screen with the photo of Thomas Glauben, as well as the Uzbek and Finnish flags

12 January 2023

Award of Honorary Doctorate to Thomas Glauben by Nordic International University

On 6 January IAMO director Thomas Glauben was awarded an honorary doctorate by rector Sherzod Mustafakulov for his outstanding contribution to the development of research and teaching at the university in Usbekistan.

The representatives of the university thanked Thomas Glauben for his commitment especially in the further development of international curricula and high quality teaching in the field of agricultural economics.

In addition, IAMO and Nordic...

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15 December 2022

IAMO Newsletter 04/2022 released

Call for Submissions: IAMO Forum 2023 +++ New project on water governance and peacebuilding in Afghanistan started +++ IAMO supports the application of the city of Halle to become a Future Center +++ and much more now published in the latest IAMO newsletter.

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