Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 22/June/2022
9:00am
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9:15am
Conference Opening
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: Thomas Herzfeld, IAMO
Co-Host: Karoline Ratteit, Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien
9:15am
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11:00am
Plenary Session 1: Effects of the pandemic
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: Thomas Herzfeld, IAMO
Co-Host: Karoline Ratteit, Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien
 

Post-pandemic: Global agricultural markets under uncertainty

Stephan Hubertus Gay

OECD, France



Crisis and recovery in Central Asia

William Hutchins Seitz

The World Bank, Kazakhstan

11:00am
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11:30am
Coffee Break
Location: Foyer
11:30am
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1:00pm
A1 Organised Session: Enhancing the resilience of food systems through digitalization
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: Lena Kuhn, IAMO
Session Chair: Zhanli Sun, IAMO
Co-Host: Karoline Ratteit, Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien
 

Food security and poverty alleviation as drivers for digital village initiatives in China

Eva Sternfeld, Amadijan Rouzi, Michaela Böhme

IAK Agrar Consulting, Germany



Digital approaches to improving ecosystem services and biodiversity in agricultural landscape: Digital decision support systems and digital platform

Cheng Chen

ZALF, Germany



Farmers’ perception of mobile phone-based advisory services: the case of banana disease management in Rwanda

Michel Kabirigi

IAMO, Germany



Extension services via social media and virtual reality: a random control trial study

Hang Xiong1, Hui Tao2

1: Huazhong Agricultural University; 2: IAMO, Germany

B1: Covariate shocks and livelihood strategies
Location: Conference Room I
Session Chair: Daniel Mueller, IAMO
Co-Host: Darja Nedoborovsky, IAMO
 

Multidimensional poverty impacts of climate shocks: evidence from Kyrgyzstan

Barchynai Kimsanova1,2, Atabek Umirbekov1,2, Thomas Herzfeld1,3, Daniel Müller1,4

1: IAMO, Germany; 2: TIIAME, Uzbekistan; 3: University of Halle, Germany; 4: Humboldt University, Germany



Governmental assistance programs and the resilience of Mongolian herders to food insecurity after a covariate shock

Daniel Schau, Ihtiyor Bobojonov, Lena Kuhn

Iamo, Germany



Dynamics of Livelihood Strategies of Smallholder Rubber Farmers in Southwest China

Haowen Zhuang1, Shaoze Jin2, Hermann Waibel1

1: Leibniz University Hannover, Germany; 2: Rural Economic Research Center of the Ministry of Agriculture ,Beijing, China

C1: Role of innovations for risk management
Location: Conference Room II
Session Chair: Nodir Djanibekov, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)

Streaming not possible

 

The potential of commodity futures contracts for reducing entrepreneurial risk in arable farms in Bavaria

Lukas Sigl, Norbert Hirschauer

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany



The impact of digitalization and automation on horticultural employees – a systematic literature review and a field study

Sam Schröder, Dr. Mira Lehberger, Dr. Kai Sparke

Hochschule Geisenheim University, Germany



Market Information Systems as response to crises and potential users willingness to pay for agriculture price information.

Edvin Zhllima, Orjon Xhoxhi, Drini Imami, Engjell Skreli

Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania

1:00pm
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2:30pm
Lunch
Location: Foyer
2:30pm
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4:00pm
A2 Organised Session
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: Kamiljon Akramov, IFPRI
Co-Host: Karoline Ratteit, Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien
Please note, all presentations are virtual. Streaming into lecture hall.
 

COVID 19, Climate Change, Gender and Agriculture in Central and Southeast Asia

Kamiljon Akramov

IFPRI, United States of America

B2: Agri-trade and food prices during pandemic
Location: Conference Room I
Session Chair: Linde Götz, IAMO
Co-Host: Darja Nedoborovsky, IAMO
 

Higher freight rates lower agricultural trade--or do they? The Chinese soybean conundrum

Sören Prehn, Tinoush Jamali Jaghdani

Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Germany



Competitiveness in international soybean trade during the COVID19-pandemic and trade disputes: case of China, USA and Brazil

Tinoush Jamali Jaghdani, Sören Prehn, Lena Kuhn

Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien (IAMO),, Germany



The association between the Covid-19 pandemic and food price increases: how important is market integration?

Lukas Kornher, Pallavi Rajkhowa, Muhammed Usman

Center for Development Research/Uni Bonn, Germany

C2: Sustainable agricultural practices as resilience strategy
Location: Conference Room II
Session Chair: Abdusame Tadjiev, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)

Streaming not possible

 

Green Economy as a strategic approach to a post-pandemic recovery: The Case of Armenia

Davit Markosyan

Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece



Post-crisis resilience of French Farmers: how biogas production affects employment and work in rural area

Pascal Grouiez

Université Paris Cité, France



Different but same? Enhancing farm resilience through sustainable agricultural practices and investments in productive assets among farmers in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

Zafar Kurbanov1,2, Abdusame Tadjiev1,2,3, Nodir Djanibekov1,2

1: Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Germany; 2: Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME)-National Research University; 3: Samarkand Branch of Tashkent State Agrarian University (SBTSAU)

4:00pm
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4:30pm
Coffee Break
Location: Foyer
4:30pm
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6:00pm
A3 Organised Session
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: William Meyers, University of Missouri
Co-Host: Karoline Ratteit, Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien
 

Post-Pandemic Challenges for Trade and Food Security

William Meyers1, Ekaterina Krivonos2, Thomas Reardon3, Nodir Djanibekov4, Herzfeld Thomas4, Schroeder Kateryna5

1: University of Missouri; 2: FAO; 3: Michigan State University; 4: IAMO; 5: World Bank

B3: Pandemic’s impact on agricultural producers and resilience
Location: Conference Room I
Session Chair: Arjola Arapi-Gjini, Leibniz Institute for Agriculture Development in Transition Economies
Co-Host: Darja Nedoborovsky, IAMO
 

Pathways to smallholder resilience: A model of cocoa farmers’ general resilience tested during the real-world shock of the COVID-19 pandemic

Moritz Egger1, Patrick Michael Curran1, Lina Tennhardt1, Angela Boettcher2

1: FiBL Switzerland, Switzerland; 2: Universität Landau, Germany



Covid 19 pandemic impact on Albanian greenhouse tomatoes value chain

Orjon Xhoxhi, Edvin Zhllima, Engjell Skreli, Drini Imami

Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania



Agricultural Productivity and Resilience to External Shocks: the case of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

Etenesh Bekele Asfaw, Iroda Amirova

WIUT, Uzbekistan

 
6:00pm End of Conference Day 1
Location: Foyer

We will meet at 18:05 (first group) and 18:10 (second group) to go together to the conference dinner at Peißnitzhaus. Meeting point is the foyer. The walk will take about 15 minutes. Since the ground there is partly sandy, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes.

Date: Thursday, 23/June/2022
9:00am
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10:30am
Special Session: Effects of war in Ukraine
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: Mariya Yaroshko, German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue
Please note all presentations are virtual. Streaming into lecture hall. (Passcode: 547971)
 

Overview of the current state of education and science in Ukraine in terms of russian aggression

Oleh Skydan

Polissia National University, Ukraine



Stay calm and keep farming: short-term projections for agricultural markets development in Ukraine

Mariia Bogonos1, Valentyn Litvinov1, Olga Nykolyuk2, Petro Pyvovar2, Pavlo Topolnyckyi2

1: Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine; 2: Polissia National University, Zhytomyr, Ukraine



Agricultural production and agrifood trade implications of the war in Ukraine for the economies of Central Asia

Roman Mogilevskii

University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz Republic)



Main transmission channels of the economic crisis from the Russian Federation and Ukraine in the regional economy (focus on Republic of Moldova)

Alexandru Stratan1, Victoria FALA2

1: Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, Moldova; 2: National Institute for Economic Research

10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee Break
Location: Foyer
11:00am
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12:30pm
A4 Organised Session
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: Irena Djimrevska, GIZ
Co-Host: Karoline Ratteit, Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien
 

Role and experiences of the development cooperation in enchanting rural resilience in the pandemic and post-pandemic era

Dr. Irena Djimrevska1, Dr. Klodjan Rama2, Sirvard Amatuni3

1: GIZ, North Macedonia, Republic of; 2: GIZ, Albania; 3: GIZ Armenia

B4: Aspects of agricultural and rural development
Location: Conference Room I
Session Chair: Lioudmila Chatalova, IAMO Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies
Co-Host: Florian Heinrich, IAMO
 

Rural Development in the Pandemic Era: Research Insights

Inna Koblianska

Sumy National Agrarian University, Ukraine



Identifying causal pathways to different forms of solidarity in agri-food cooperatives using crisp-set QCA

Stefanie Friedel1, Tim Haesebrouck2, Frédéric Dufays1,3

1: KU Leuven, Belgium; 2: UGent, Belgium; 3: ULiege, Belgium



Gender Based Perceptions of Food (In)security during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from panel data in Kyrgyz Republic

Marzhan Aikimbaeva

Insitute of Public Policy and Administration, University Of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz Republic)

C4: DAAD Summer School Session II
Location: Conference Room II
Session Chair: Thomas Herzfeld, IAMO

Streaming not possible

 

Kosovo consumers' perception of food quality and safety

Iliriana Miftari

University of Prishtina, Kosovo



Energy price liberalization and its impact on the economy and on the households

Abdurashid Bozorov

Center for Economic Research and Reforms under President Aministration, Uzbekistan



Gender, agricultural innovation, and sustainable rural development

Vijayalaxmi Dundappa Khed

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, India



Intention of Local People to Participate in the Management and Protection of the Wetlands (The case of Parishan wetland in Iran)

Raha Zarei1, Eric T. Micheels2

1: Shiraz University, Iran, Islamic Republic of; 2: University of Saskatchewan, Canada

12:30pm
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1:45pm
Lunch
Location: Foyer
1:45pm
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2:45pm
Plenary Session 2: Post-crisis rural development
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: J Möllers, IAMO
Co-Host: Karoline Ratteit, Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien
 

Mind the Gap: Lessons from earlier crises and The COVİD-19 pandemic in rural areas

Fatma Nil Doner

Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey

2:45pm
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3:00pm
Short Break

For room change only

3:00pm
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4:00pm
A5: Agri-food policy aspects
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: Suray Charyyeva, IAMO
Co-Host: Karoline Ratteit, Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien
 

Patterns and Mechanisms of Differentiation within the Common Agricultural Policy

Jana Katharina Demoustier, Thomas Herzfeld

IAMO, Germany



The Political Economy of Agricultural Finance in Tajikistan: Can commercial agriculture survive?

Don A. Van Atta

independent consultant and researcher, United States of America

B5: Land market institutions in transition
Location: Conference Room I
Session Chair: Jarmila Curtiss, Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Co-Host: Atabek Umirbekov, IAMO
 

Land Commissions in Kazakhstan: Rethinking Policy Change in “homeostatic” Policy Subsystems

Akbikesh Mukhtarova

Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan



Conflict Dynamics Over the Farmland-Use in the Multifunctional Countryside

Adam Czarnecki1, Dominika Milczarek-Andrzejewska2, Łukasz Widła-Domaradzki3, Anna Jórasz4

1: Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development, Poland; 2: University of Warsaw, Faculty of Economic Sciences; 3: University of Warsaw, the Robert Zajonc Institute for Social Studies; 4: Independent researcher

C5: Resilience to shocks in dryland areas
Location: Conference Room II
Session Chair: Nodir Djanibekov, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)

Streaming not possible

 

Global costs and policy options of hunger eradication: implications to the Central Asian region

Maksud Bekchanov

CEN/ University of Hamburg, Germany



The role of river basin management in achieving water security

Aliya Assubayeva1, Stefanos Xenarios2, Riccardo Pelizzo3

1: Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan; 2: Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan; National University of Singapore, Singapore; 3: Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

4:00pm
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4:30pm
Coffee Break
Location: Foyer
4:30pm
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6:00pm
A6 Organised Session
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: Antje Jantsch, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)
Co-Host: Florian Heinrich, IAMO
 

Rural Livelihoods in Southeast Europe – Coping with Out-migration, Climate Change and the Pandemic

Drini Imami1, Antje Jantsch2, Judith Möllers2, Thomas Herzfelf2, Dmitry Zvyagintsev3, Aleksandra Martinovska4, Iliriana Miftari5

1: Agriculture University of Tirana, Albania; 2: Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO); 3: FAO; 4: Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje; 5: Faculty of Agriculture, University of Pristina

B6: Food and nutrition security
Location: Conference Room I
Session Chair: Barchynai Kimsanova, IAMO
Co-Host: Atabek Umirbekov, IAMO
 

Intra-household Distribution of Food Insecurity in Kyrgyzstan: Evidence from the Life in Kyrgyzstan Study

Damir Esenaliev1, Bernadette Morris2, Tilman Brück1

1: Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), Germany; 2: Independent researcher



Landlessness, Livelihood and Food Security: Evidence from Nepal’s Squatters

Dikshit Poudel

University of Georgia, United States of America



Can an ongoing CCT program protect child nutrition against aggregated shocks?

Rodolfo Eduardo Herrera Martínez

Center for Development Research (ZEF)/University of Bonn, Germany

 
6:00pm End of Conference Day 2

BBQ at IAMO

Date: Friday, 24/June/2022
9:00am
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10:00am
Plenary Session 3: Perspectives on rural resilience
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: Golib Sanaev, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)
Co-Host: Darja Nedoborovsky, IAMO
 

Resilient and sustainable farming systems in Europe - Stakeholder visions for 2030

Miranda Meuwissen

WUR, Netherlands, The

10:00am
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10:30am
Coffee Break
Location: Foyer
10:30am
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12:15pm
Moderated Panel Discussion: Post-pandemic strategies of international organisations
Location: Lecture Hall
Moderator: Gemma Pörzgen, Journalist/Moderator
Co-Host: Darja Nedoborovsky, IAMO
Panelists:
- Doris Marquardt, European Commission
- Yasmin Sadia Siddiqi, Asian Development Bank
- Pedro Arias, FAO
- Petra Jacobi, GIZ
12:15pm
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12:30pm
IAMO Forum Closure
Location: Lecture Hall
Session Chair: Thomas Herzfeld, IAMO
12:30pm Lunch
Location: Foyer
1:30pm
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3:00pm
Organised Session: Agricultural Policy Dialogue Western Balkans
Location: Conference Room II
 

Agricultural Policy Development in the Western Balkans

Tilman Reinhardt

GFA - General Agent, Bilateral Cooperation Programme of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), Germany


 
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