12 December 2022
Global Food Security Association for Young Scientists established
In the face of present global food security challenges, the Global Food Security Association was formally established on 2nd December, 2022. An international conference after the launching ceremony as well as the 1st Global Food Security Forum for Young Scientists followed.
Together with Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), IAMO is one of four founding institutes. The association, as an international...
09 December 2022
International exchange of experiences on the monitoring of agricultural policies and agricultural markets
On November 28, 2022, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and IAMO held the workshop "Regional agricultural market information systems and policy monitoring."
The FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and IAMO organized the hybrid exchange of experiences on monitoring of agricultural policies and producer prices on agricultural markets. More than 60 researchers, employees from agricultural...
06 December 2022
Leibniz Research Network publishes "10 Must Dos" on Biodiversity
The scientists of the Leibniz Research Network Biodiversity and cooperation partners present concrete recommendations for action to preserve the biological diversity on earth.
On the occasion of the 15th UN Biodiversity Confernce in December 2022 in Montreal, Canada, the researchers call for the protection of biodiversity to be considered and anchored in all policy areas and sectors: "Climate change determines how we live...
01 December 2022
New project on water governance and peacebuilding in Afghanistan
On December 01, 2022, the project "Water Governance and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan" (AWAGO) was launched. The aim is to provide an explanation of the prevailing patterns of cooperation and conflict in water management and to identify potentials that can develop in different political regimes.
The uncertain political situation in Afghanistan, which has persisted since the return of the Taliban, is also putting the organization of water management in the country under strain. The AWAGO research project intends to contribute to a better...
29 November 2022
Ambassador of Armenia visits IAMO
On November 19, 2022, the Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia H.E. Mr. Viktor Yengibaryan accompanied by the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Armenia in the Free State of Saxony Prof. Dr. Lucas F. Flöther visited IAMO. The guests were welcomed by IAMO Director Prof. Thomas Glauben.
The discussion focused on the possibilities of scientific cooperation and exchange between the Institute in Halle and research institutions and universities in Armenia. His Excellency the Ambassador and Thomas Glauben saw interesting perspectives for...
28 November 2022
IAMO Scientists at the Agricultural Policy Forum 2022 in Tirana, Albania
From 19th to 20th October 2022, members of the Southeast Europe Research Group participated in the 22nd Agricultural Policy Forum in Tirana, Albania. This year’s main conference topic was "Agriculture and rural development in the framework of the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans".
The two-day conference, under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Albania and the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe, brought together more than 140 experts from 12...
11 November 2022
Call for Contributions - IMISCOE 2023
Call for Contributions to the Panel "Remittances and Inequality: A Blank Spot on the ‘Research Map’". The Panel is part of the 20th IMISCOE Annual Conference which will be held on 03-06.07.2023 in Warsaw. Please send your abstract until 20.11.2022 to the chairs Janine Pinkow-Läpple and Russell King.
04 November 2022
IAMO Forum 2023: Call for Submissions
We would like to warmly invite you to participate in the IAMO Forum 2023 “International Agricultural Trade, Geopolitics and Global Food Security” from 21 to 23 June 2023 in Halle (Saale). Submit your extended abstract or organized session proposal by 12 February 2023.
02 November 2022
IAMO and Uzbek state insurance company sign Memorandum of Understanding
The MoU between IAMO and the Uzbek insurance company Uzagrosugurta aims at an intensive transfer of research results and knowledge on index-based insurance for farmers.
On 28 October 2022, IAMO Director Thomas Glauben and the Chairman of the Board of Uzagrosugurta JSC, Shukhrat G. Rasulov, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions. One of the important aims of this cooperation is an intensive...
01 November 2022
IAMO Annual 2022 released in English
The English version of IAMO Annual 2022 is now available.