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29 November 2021

Stakeholder workshop on agricultural insurance in Central Asia

On 18 November 2021, IAMO organized an online dissemination workshop on "Digital Innovations in Agricultural Insurance" for stakeholders from business, politics and research. The event was part of the KlimALEZ project.

The project’s overarching goal is to increase the resilience of the Central Asian agricultural sector to climate risks, especially droughts, through innovations in agricultural insurance markets. About 80 international participants attended the...

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26 November 2021

Project DITAC kicked off

On November 11, a consortium of German and Chinese researchers launched the project DITAC - Digital transformation of China’s agriculture – resources, trade and food security.

The demand for high-quality, healthy and diverse food is growing globally. Countries such as China, which has a low level of natural resources per capita, must meet this demand by agriculture intensification and/or importing food from the world...

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24 November 2021

Two IAMO projects successful in Leibniz competition

The Senate of the Leibniz Association has approved funding for 29 projects totaling 27.6 million euros for the Leibniz Competition 2022. Among them are two projects based at IAMO.

One of the five funded Leibniz Junior Research Groups will be coordinated by IAMO scientist Dr. Antje Jantsch. The five-year research project "Rural well-being in transition: multidimensional drivers and effects on (im)mobility" (RuWell) will...

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19 November 2021

IAMO Forum 2022: Call for Submissions

We would like to warmly invite you to participate in the IAMO Forum 2022 “Enhancing resilience in a post-pandemic era: challenges and opportunities for rural development” from 22 to 24 June 2022 in Halle (Saale). Submit your extended abstract or organized session proposal until 6 February 2022.

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16 November 2021

APD Western Balkans project meeting at IAMO

On 12 November, IAMO hosted a meeting with relevant stakeholders from Western Balkan countries as part of the Agricultural Policy Dialogue (APD) Western Balkans project. The main focus of the event was the discussion on improving Agricultural...

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15 November 2021

Save the Date: GFFA panel discussion on 27 January 2022

Within the framework of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), IAMO in cooperation with the German Agribusiness Alliance (GAA) organise a virtual panel discussion on “Securing #soilidity. Challenges and solutions for sustainable land use”.

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12 November 2021

MoU signed between IAMO and Uzbekistan's Ministry of Agriculture

The Uzbek Minister of Agriculture, His Excellency Jamshid Khodjaev, and IAMO Director Thomas Glauben signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further intensify the cooperation between IAMO and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The Uzbek Minister of Agriculture, His Excellency Jamshid Khodjaev, and IAMO Director Thomas Glauben signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Munich on 11 November to further intensify the cooperation between IAMO and the Ministry of Agriculture...

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10 November 2021

New issue of the Russian Analytical Digest

IAMO researchers have published two articles in the new issue of Russian Analytical Digest. Florian Schierhorn observes the impact of climate change on Russian agriculture; Taras Gagalyuk and Anna Hajdu shed light on CSR measures of Russian agricultural enterprises.

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04 November 2021

Memorandum calls for greater consideration of agricultural social aspects in politics

The "Platform Agricultural Socio-Economy" has presented a memorandum on social aspects of sustainable agriculture.

The memorandum addresses the SPD, the Greens and the FDP and calls on them to give stronger attention to the social conditions of agriculture in their coalition negotiations. The transformation of agriculture is often dominated by economic and...

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28 October 2021

Speed Dating with the Sciences

Within the event series “Book a Scientist”, IAMO researcher Lioudmila Chatalova will answer questions on the topic “What skills and expertise are needed in a bio-based economy?” on 10 November 2021.

The development of the bioeconomy relies on the progress of science and technology and, hence, on the innovative capacity, knowledge and solution creativity of the people behind the progress. But how is the necessary expertise brought together? What...

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