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IAMO Forum 2019 "Small farms in transition: How to stimulate inclusive growth?"

26 June 2019 - 26-28 June 2019 | IAMO | Halle (Saale) | Germany

The IAMO Forum 2019 focuses on the interlinkages between small farm development as well as agricultural and public policies. The drivers and consequences will be debated from a social sciences perspective, including economics, political sciences, sociology, anthropology and history. We welcome submissions of papers addressing the following issues with a regional focus on Europe, Central Asia and China:

  • Role of small farms for agricultural growth, food security and resilience
  • Public policies promoting competitiveness of small farms and enabling livelihood strategies of rural households
  • Political economy of agricultural and pro-poor public policies
  • Commercialization and smallholder participation in value chains
  • Role of corruption and informality for small farms
  • Interaction between corporate agribusiness and small farms
  • New forms of cooperation in rural areas
  • Allocation of land and tenure security
  • Access to production inputs and finance
  • Role of women in small farm development and income diversification

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