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25 January 2022 | Press Release 01/2022

New approaches for sustainable and optimized land use

Virtual panel discussion on 27 January 2022 at the GFFA

Within the framework of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), IAMO and the German Agribusiness Alliance (GAA) organize an expert panel entitled “Securing #soilidity. Challenges and solutions for sustainable land use” on 27 January 2022....

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20 December 2021 | Press Release 16/2021

Food policy response measures to COVID-19 in Central Asia and Caucasus

IAMO Policy Brief 43 presents a taking stock from the first year of the pandemic

IAMO researchers Nodir Djanibekov and Thomas Herzfeld, look at the impacts of the first waves of the COVID-19 pandemic on agriculture, food security, and rural communities in the countries of Central Asia and Caucasus, and provide options to...

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07 December 2021 | Press Release 15/2021

Centre for Food and Land Use established at the Kyiv School of Economics

A new research centre has been established as part of the Pilot project for the sustainable internationalization of Ukrainian research structures in the context of the globalization of the Ukrainian food sector (UaFoodTrade), funded by the German...

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15 November 2021 | Press Release 14/2021

Memorandum of Understanding signed between IAMO and Uzbekistan's Ministry of Agriculture

On 11 November, the Uzbek Minister of Agriculture Jamshid Khodjaev and IAMO Director Thomas Glauben signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Munich to further intensify the cooperation between the institute and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The document establishes four main points: Firstly, the cooperation in modernising the education system of Tashkent State Agricultural University and other universities as well as various research institutes of the Ministry will be further developed....

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15 November 2021 | Press Release 13/2021

Challenges for sustainable use of soil resources

GFFA expert panel takes place online 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 entitled “Securing #soilidity. Challenges and solutions for sustainable land...

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26 August 2021 | Press Release 12/2021

Research Software - Sustainable Development and Support

IAMO Policy Brief 42 focuses on the needs and strategies for sustainable research software practices based on DFG roundtable position paper

Research software is the backbone of much 21st century research. In November 2019 more than 50 scientists from various institutions gathered at the Robert Koch Institute for a DFG roundtable discussion on sustainability aspects of research software...

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26 August 2021 | Press Release 11/2021

IAMO and Ural State Economic University sign Memorandum of Understanding

IAMO Director Thomas Glauben visits Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation

A Memorandum of Understanding between the Ural State Economic University (UrSEU) and IAMO was signed at a formal ceremony in Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation, on 20 August 2021. During this business trip, IAMO Director Thomas Glauben met with several...

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Screenshot of the panel discussion

22 July 2021 | Press Release 10/2021

Bioeconomy – an important step towards sustainable agrifood systems

IAMO Forum 2021 took place from 7–9 June 2021 with 315 participants. A review.

Over the coming decades, global competition for dwindling natural resources is expected to increase. Growing populations and climate change will pose major challenges to agrifood systems worldwide. The key to the sustainable development of...

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Grain bags are loaded for transport

20 July 2021 | Press Release 09/2021

With great power comes great responsibility: The EU and the Black Sea Region take leadership of the global wheat market

IAMO Policy Brief 41 highlights the growing responsibility of the EU and the Black Sea Region for ensuring global food security.

Global wheat trade is on the rise. Over the last 20 years, imports have grown by 53 percent to reach 179 million tons. This development has largely been driven by rising incomes and growing populations in Asia and Africa. In IAMO Policy Brief 41,...

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28 May 2021 | Press Release 08/2021

IAMO Forum 2021 looks at agrifood systems in the transition to a bioeconomy

IAMO Forum 2021 “Agrifood systems in the bioeconomy” will take place from 7–9 June 2021. The focus of this year’s IAMO Forum is the transformation of agrifood systems in the transition to a bioeconomy. It will be held together with the International...

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