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Information Services for Agri-Food Supply Chains - A Framework for Development

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Information Services for Agri-Food Supply Chains - A Framework for Development
Abstract: Several global developments such as the growing demand for bioenergy, limits in the availability of water and diminishing production resources as well as sector-wide crises (e.g. BSE, swine fever, dioxin) have led to a changing attitude of society towards the consequences of the food system‘s activities for social, economic and environmental issues, captured in the term of sustainability. As a consequence, consumers show increasing interest in the characteristics of food, and in turn, on the availability of related information and guarantees. Enterprises in agri-food supply chains are facing new expectations and are seeking to communicate social, economic and environmental performance of their business to customers within the supply chain and consumers as the final customers. Information services, since they are mainly building on existing systems, could provide flexible solutions for enterprises to measure and evaluate sustainability of products throughout a food supply ch...
Richard J. Lehmann, Robert Reiche, Melanie Fritz,
Added 22 Dec 2011
Updated 22 Dec 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where GIL
Authors Richard J. Lehmann, Robert Reiche, Melanie Fritz, Gerhard Schiefer
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