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27 May 2020

IAMO Forum 2020: Interview with keynote speaker Wenbin Wu (CAAS)

“Digital transformation of food value chain is complex and system-changing process, which goes beyond technological innovation alone.”

Digital innovations are seen as one of the major drivers behind growth of food economy in the future. In view of the upcoming IAMO Forum 2020 that will be dedicated to digital transformation of the agri-food value chains in Eurasia, IAMO has...

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25 May 2020

Online Seminars on Applied Economics and Policy Analysis in Central Asia

IAMO researchers join the Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in organization of an open online academic seminar series on the issues of applied economics and policy analysis in Central Asia.

The idea of the 14-session seminars is to offer an online platform for the dissemination of research among scholars worldwide interested in the issues of applied economics and policy analysis in the Central Asian region. The seminars will run via...

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20 May 2020

New IAMO Policy Brief: Covid-19, the oil price slump and food security in low-income countries

The agricultural economists Thomas Glauben and Maximilian Heigermoser have published an IAMO Policy Brief (No. 37) on Covid-19 and its impact on low-income countries.

The "shutdown" measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic have led to a drop in prices on the oil and energy markets. As a result, countries that are dependent on the export of raw materials are currently facing existential challenges. They are...

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18 May 2020

Collaborative project on globalisation processes in Eastern Europe to be continued

The Leibniz ScienceCampus „Eastern Europe – Global Area“ (EEGA), initiated by the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography and the University of Leipzig, in which IAMO is also a partner, will be funded for another four years by the Leibniz Association who provides around 800,000 euros for the second...

Press Release of ScienceCampus EEGA from 18 May 2020 (only in German):

„Nach vier Jahren erfolgreicher Arbeit ist die Bewilligung der zweiten Förderphase ein Vertrauensbeweis für unser Konzept, junge Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler...

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15 May 2020

Register now: Information event “The Corona Pandemic - Global and Regional Impacts on the Agricultural Sector”

An event entitled “The Corona Pandemic - Global and Regional Impacts on the Agricultural Sector” organised by the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue will be held online on 20 May 2020. (in German and Ukrainian only) Registration is possible until 18 May 2020.

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12 May 2020

IAMO Forum 2020: Interview with keynote speaker Bohdan Kryvitskyi (IMC S.A.)

“Key driver behind implementing technologies at IMC is efficiency improvement.”

Digital innovations are seen as one of the major drivers behind growth of food economy in the future. In view of the upcoming IAMO Forum 2020 that will be dedicated to digital transformation of the agri-food value chains in Eurasia, IAMO has...

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15 April 2020

IAMO Forum 2020: Interview with keynote speaker Gopinath Munisamy (University of Georgia)

“Important to enable equal access to machine learning methods among stakeholders of agri-food value chains.”

Digital innovations are seen as one of the major drivers behind growth of food economy in the future. In view of the upcoming IAMO Forum 2020 that will be dedicated to digital transformation of the agri-food value chains in Eurasia, IAMO has...

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15 April 2020

IAMO Central Asia Research Group has launched an online presence

From now on the activities of IAMO's Central Asia Research Group can be followed online. The scientific network is conducting interdisciplinary research on agricultural, socio-economic and ecological transformation processes in Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.

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09 April 2020

IAMO Forum 2020: Online conference registration is now open!

This year, the IAMO Forum 2020 will take place as an online conference on the topic “Digital transformation – towards sustainable food value chains in Eurasia” from 24 to 26 June 2020. Registration for this event is open until 2 June 2020.

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30 March 2020

Apply for the Agricultural Economics Summer School by 30 April 2020

As part of the 2nd German-Ukrainian Agricultural Economics Summer School in Germany, a course entitled “Time Series Analysis in Agricultural and Food Markets” is planned. The event will be held from 13 to 26 September 2020 in Halle (Saale), Germany.

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