This thematic complex deals with the analysis of livability in rural areas and examines the decision-making behavior of rural households with regard to employment, migration as well as investment and consumption behavior.
Based on the growing importance of the transition countries of Europe and Asia for the global food system, this thematic complex aims at the functioning of value chains and their role for food security.
The Southeast Europe International Research Group studies agricultural production, rural development and environmental change in Southeastern Europe, focusing on the six Western Balkan countries of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.
IAMO supports a vivid exchange between science and the non-academic world. The aim is not only to provide information on the results of its own research, but also to contribute directly to solving social, economic and agricultural policy challenges in the target regions.
IAMO is involved in numerous Leibniz networks to address current scientific and socially relevant questions. These include Leibniz Research Networks, Leibniz Strategy Forums, and the Leibniz ScienceCampi.