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29 August 2018 | Press Release 07/2018

Agriculture in times of drought: How digitalisation can support sustainable risk management

IAMO Policy Brief 35 details advantages and challenges of using market-based risk instruments

The ongoing period of drought has been one of the most vividly discussed topics in Germany this summer. Particularly agricultural operations have been affected by the enduring heat and lack of rain. Average losses to harvests are estimated at around...

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13 July 2018 | Press Release 06/2018

Opportunities and challenges of large-scale agriculture

More than 160 international experts from research, business, politics and international institutions discussed issues of large-scale agriculture at the IAMO Forum 2018

The worldwide increase in very large agricultural enterprises is setting new standards in farming and leading to a range of debates. For instance, the 100 largest companies in the agricultural sector in Russia, often called agroholdings, farm in...

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03 May 2018 | Press Release 05/2018

Large-scale agriculture - for profit and society?

IAMO Forum 2018 brings international experts to Halle (Saale)

The IAMO Forum 2018 entitled “Large-scale agriculture – for profit and society?” presents insights into the drivers, perspectives and challenges of large-scale farming and the increasing role of stakeholder interests. The conference provides latest...

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11 April 2018 | Press Release 04/2018

Co-operation negotiations with research institutes and organisations in Russia

IAMO delegation travels to Moscow for discussions

Led by IAMO Director Professor Thomas Glauben, the delegation travelled to Moscow, Russian Federation, for co-operation negotiations in March 2018. There the IAMO researchers held bilateral discussions with respected research institutes and...

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28 February 2018 | Press Release 03/2018

IAK and IAMO assigned with implementation of the 2nd project stage of the German-Sino Agricultural Center (DCZ)

IAK Agrar Consulting GmbH and the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) have been given the go ahead for their concept to realise the second project stage of the German-Sino Agricultural Center (DCZ).

The DCZ...

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30 January 2018 | Press Release 02/2018

Potential for livestock production in Asia and Eastern Europe

Summary of a panel discussion at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

Increasing demand for animal source foods is posing particular challenges for the agricultural sector. An intensification of production of animal source foods and their trading is required in order to satisfy the rise in demand from global population...

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03 January 2018 | Press Release 01/2018

Prospects and challenges of livestock production in Asia and Eastern Europe

Expert panel at the International Green Week 2018 in Berlin

During the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) an expert panel entitled “How Can Livestock Production Contribute to Global Food Security? Farms and Industries of the Future in Asia and Eastern Europe” will take place in the CityCube Berlin,...

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22 December 2017 | Press Release 10/2017

Involuntary return migration to Kosovo: Tackling challenges for successful reintegration

IAMO Policy Brief 33 discusses opportunities and risks for successful reintegration

Kosovo currently faces the challenge of reintegrating thousands of migrants returning from Western Europe. In addition to low educational levels and qualifications of the returnees, their reintegration is hindered above all by the generally poor job...

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23 November 2017 | Press Release 09/2017

Potential and visions in Ukrainian agriculture

Discussion event at the Agritechnica 2017 in Hanover

On 14 November 2017 the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue (APD) hosted a discussion event at the Agritechnica in Hanover, in co-operation with the German Agribusiness Alliance of the Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations (OA),...

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27 August 2017 | Press Release 08/2017

The EU-Georgia Trade Agreement: The Impact on Agricultural Trade and Welfare

IAMO Policy Brief 32 names adaptation strategies for the new trading conditions

September 2014 saw the signing of the so-called Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) between the European Union (EU) and Georgia. Two years later the agreement entered into effect, enabling both partners to trade within the scope of...

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