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21 June 2019

IAMO Director Thomas Glauben receives Honorary Doctorate degree from Tashkent State Agrarian University

For great achievements in development of education and agricultural science, the Tashkent State Agrarian University, Uzbekistan, awarded the title of “Honorary Doctor of Science” (Dr. h.c.) to IAMO Director Prof. Dr. Thomas Glauben.

The official ceremony took place on 13 June 2019 at Tashkent State Agrarian University during a visit of a IAMO delegation and was reported on by national media. During the meeting, activities in ongoing projects and future projects were discussed....

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19 June 2019

Academic symposium on Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia

In the framework of the “Structured doctoral programme on Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia” (SUSADICA), IAMO researchers contributed to the academic symposium on Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia, which was held in the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and...

The symposium gathered researchers working on agricultural development topics, as well as representatives from international development agencies and ministries. The event was organized to officially launch a series of events planned within the SUSA...

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12 June 2019

IAMO Forum 2019: Interview with keynote speaker Aleksandr Petrikov (VIAPI)

This year's IAMO Forum is dedicated to smallholder farming. Farms measuring less than two hectares produce one-third of the world's food, they boost agricultural growth and strengthen rural areas. But a lack of junior staff and agricultral policy programmes, which tend to benefit medium-sized and...

Prof. Petrikov, you are analyzing the development of small farms in Russia at your institute. How exactly are the smaller farms set up, what is their size?

Small farms in Russia are represented by two major groups: commercial and non-commercial...

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06 June 2019

Leibniz institutions invited to handicrafts campaign on Diversity Day

On the occasion of the 7th German Diversity Day on 28 May, IAMO, together with the other local institutions of the Leibniz Association, the Institute for Economic Research in Halle (IWH), the Leibniz Institute for Plant Biochemistry (IPB) and the WissenschaftsCampus Halle - Plants-based Bioeconomy...

Interested pedestrians were invited to create a mosaic through tinkering colourful and multifaceted stones upon a wood plate between 12.00 and 14.00, with the Leibniz Association‘s logo in the middle, tinkered with blue stones. The two initiators,...

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30 May 2019

Health Action Day at IAMO

In scope of the healthcare management, IAMO organized a Health Action Day for its employees for the second time on 29 May.

Various information and consulting services were offered at IAMO’s Health Action Day. About 170 employees had the opportunity to visit the lectures entitled “Stress and stress management” (in German and English). The presentations included the...

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28 May 2019

IAMO Forum 2019: Interview with keynote speaker Sergiy Zorya from World Bank

This year's IAMO Forum is dedicated to smallholder farming. Farms measuring less than two hectares produce one-third of the world's food, they boost agricultural growth and strengthen rural areas. But a lack of junior staff and agricultral policy programmes, which tend to benefit medium-sized and...

Dr. Zorya, in which sectors do small farms play the most important role in Central Asian countries in general and Uzbekistan in particular?

Small farms are a dominant type of farms in most Central Asian countries. They could be individual commercial...

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27 May 2019

IAMO succeeds in Company and Public Authorities Marathon Halle (Saale)

At the 18th Company and Public Authorities Marathon, IAMO participants were able to achieve particularly high placings.

Over 60 teams participated at the well-established running event on 24 May 2019. The IAMO Women Runners won first place in the women's half marathon and simultaneously set a new track record. With a new personal best-time, the IAMO Men Runners...

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21 May 2019

Career Fair ScienceMeetsCompanies 2019

IAMO will present itself at ScienceMeetsCompanies in Halle (Saale), Germany, one of the major scholarship and career fair for agricultural, food and natural sciences in Central Germany on 23 May 2019.

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13 May 2019

IAMO expert at the podium of Agrotech-Agropars 2019 in Shiraz

On 17 April 2019, IAMO scientist Tinoush Jamali Jaghdani was a guest at the international seminar on irrigation water management in Iran organised by the DLG.

The expert panel was part of the agricultural technology trade fair "Agrotech-Agropars", which took place from 16 to 19 April in Shiraz in southern Iran. Jaghdani as keynote speaker presented some of his latest researches. In his lectures he talked...

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09 May 2019

Piloting index insurance in Uzbekistan

In the scope of the project “Increasing climate resilience via agricultural insurance – Innovation transfer for sustainable rural development in Central Asia” (KlimALEZ), scientists of IAMO supported Uzbek GROSS Insurance in piloting an index insurance for rainfed wheat production in Uzbekistan on...

The term index insurance is used for a type of agricultural insurance where payouts are based not on field evaluations but rather on an index highly correlated with observed yields. These indices are usually obtained from weather stations and...

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