Challenges and solutions for enhancing agriculture value chain decision-making. A short review

Jorge E. Hernandez, Janusz Kacprzyk, Hervé Panetto, Alejandro Fernandez, Shaofeng Liu, Angel Ortiz, Marco De-Angelis

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Abstract

Increasingly challenging global and environmental requirements have resulted in agricultural systems coming under increasing pressure to enhance their resilience capabilities. This in special to respond to the abrupt changes in resource quality, quantity and availability, especially during unexpected environmental circumstances, such as uncertain weather, pests and diseases, volatile market conditions and commodity prices. Therefore, integrated solutions are necessary to support the knowledge-management, collaborative ICT solution, risk management and regulation management across agriculture stakeholders. Therefore, and based on the on-going work under the H2020 RUC-APS project research network, this book chapter is oriented to contribute to agriculture value chain decision-making field to cover the current need on gathering a common understanding and appreciation of new trends in agriculture value chain, in special the multi-disciplinary challenges. For this, a short a literature review is conducted to summarise the main findings on real application and current research trends. This within the objective to propose an integrated framework based on better use of communication ways, standardised structures, development of training and awareness, regulation based initiatives and vertical Integration.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
EditorsHamideh Afsarmanesh, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Rosanna Fornasiero
PublisherSpringer New York LLC
Pages761-774
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9783319651507
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes
Event18th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2017 - Vicenza, Italy
Duration: 18 Sep 201720 Sep 2017

Publication series

NameIFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Volume506
ISSN (Print)1868-4238

Conference

Conference18th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2017
Country/TerritoryItaly
CityVicenza
Period18/09/1720/09/17

Keywords

  • Agriculture value chain
  • Case studies
  • Collaboration
  • ICT
  • Review
  • Risk management

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