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16 December 2022

IAMO and Uzbek state insurance company sign Memorandum of Understanding

02 November 2022 - The MoU between IAMO and the Uzbek insurance company Uzagrosugurta aims at an intensive transfer of research results and knowledge on index-based insurance for farmers.

On 28 October 2022, IAMO Director Thomas Glauben and the...

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16 December 2022

Workshop on Cooperation towards Sustainable Agricultural Development

06 October 2022 - In the framework of the "Structured doctoral programme on Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia" (SUSADICA), IAMO researchers contributed to a workshop, which was held in the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and...

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05 April 2022

Published: Special issue of 30 Years of Farm Restructuring and Water Management Reforms in Central Asia

The special issue edited by Richard Pomfret and Nodir Djanibekov was announced in February 2021 inviting contributions that cover the past thirty years of agricultural transformation in Central Asia and encouraged submissions from economists,...

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02 March 2022

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

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 strengthen the resilience of the agricultural sector during...

The progress of the COVID-19 pandemic during 2020 resulted in a contraction of the economies of countries in Central Asia and Caucasus which showed high rates of economic growth in previous years. After the first corona cases, many governments...

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02 February 2022

Research explores farm size, specialization and production strategy amongst cattle farmers in south-eastern Kazakhstan

Within the research conducted in the ANICANET project, an international team of researchers, including an IAMO Central Asia Group member, explored the patterns of production in Kazakhstan’s traditionally nomadic livestock sector, focusing on the beef...

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