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20 December 2016 | Press Release 22/2016

Agriculture and Water – Key to Feeding the World

IAMO to hold two expert panels at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture in Berlin

In 2017, the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) will take place during the International Green Week under the title “Agriculture and Water - Key to Feeding the World”. IAMO will organize two agricultural policy expert panels and as such...

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24 November 2016 | Press Release 21/2016

Battle over milk prices: challenges and adjustment strategies

Results of the EuroTier forum

The German raw milk market has experienced a dramatic price decline of more than 40 percent over the last two years. The low milk prices in Germany are attributed above all to the expansion of production resulting from the liberalization of the milk...

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15 November 2016 | Press Release 19/2016

Milk, Market and Power: Who Influences the Milk Price?

IAMO will host forum event at this year’s EuroTier in Hanover

Since the turn of the millennium, EU reforms liberated the dairy market systematically. Price support instruments such as intervention pricing for milk powder and butter as well as export subsidies no longer exist. The dairy market is now subject to...

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11 November 2016 | Press Release 18/2016

IAMO recognized for commitment to equal opportunities

TOTAL E-QUALITY award ceremony in Nuremberg

IAMO was honored with the TOTAL E-QUALITY award for gender equality at an official ceremony on 9 November 2016 in Nuremberg, Germany. The institute received the award for the second time in a row in recognition of its successful and lasting...

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10 November 2016 | Press Release 17/2016

Challenges of Agricultural Trade Policies in Central Asia and the South Caucasus

Samarkand Conference brings regional and international research exchange to the region

On 2 to 4 November, in cooperation with the Samarkand Agricultural Institute and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), IAMO organized an international conference on ‘Regional and International Cooperation in Central Asia...

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28 October 2016 | Press Release 16/2016

Policy evaluation on the basis of the Farm Accountancy Data Network

IAMO Policy Brief 29 reports on selected problems in data collection and data analysis

The European Commission is tasked with evaluating agricultural policy measures on the effectiveness of direct payments with the aid of the data set provided by the Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN). Whether the European Commission is able comply...

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14 October 2016 | Press Release 15/2016

Agricultural Trade Developments and Potentials in Central Asia and the South Caucasus

Regional and international experts meet at the Samarkand Conference

In cooperation with the Samarkand Agricultural Institute, Uzbekistan, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), IAMO organizes a conference entitled 'Regional and International Cooperation in Central Asia and South...

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05 October 2016 | Press Release 13/2016

Increasing obesity risk in Russia

IAMO Policy Brief 27 analyzes nutritional habits and their health consequences in Russia

The obesity crisis proclaimed by the World Health Organization, along with all its health consequences, started in the Russian Federation at the beginning of the millennium. This fact is gaining increasing significance against the background of the...

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14 July 2016 | Press Release 12/2016

IAMO evaluated positively

The Senate of the Leibniz Association recommends the continuation of funding for the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) as a research institute of national scientific interest and supraregional importance.

The Leibniz Senate announced the results of the evaluation of the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) on 13 July. The Senate recommends the continued joint funding by the Federation and the Federal State of...

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07 July 2016 | Press Release 11/2016

The methodology of the EU Commission to evaluate the impact of direct payments

IAMO Policy Brief 26 takes a critical look of the methodology for evaluation

Under the title “The methodology of the EU Commission to evaluate the impact of direct payments”, IAMO Visiting Research Fellow Ulrich Koester and researcher Jens-Peter Loy, both professors in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the...

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