Bio-economy and Agri-production: Concepts and Evidence

December 7, 2020
Bio-economy and Agri-production: Concepts and Evidence

Bio-Economy and Agri-Production: Concepts and Evidence bridgesthe knowledge gap between sustainability and bio-economy aspects ofagri-production. It complements traditional perspectives ofagri-production with advanced engineering, information andcommunication technologies recently applied in agri-business.Including knowledgebased agriculture and reflecting sustainabilityand circular economy principles, the book presents a holistic viewof sustainable bio-economy, contributing to the development ofintegrated agricultural systems. As technology advances,agricultural production management practices are now being calledupon to address the need for sustainability in the bio-economy.Bio-Economy and Agri-Production: Concepts and Evidence presentsinformation to broaden the awareness and promotion of practices andtechnology to reduce the use of inputs, protect health andenvironment and improve resource-use efficiency. Topics that areaddressed include circular economy in agri-business, lifecyclethinking, lean management, agri-chains, green production, and wastemanagement. Bio-Economy and Agri-Production: Concepts and Evidenceis a valuable reference for professionals, consultants, and policymaking stakeholders in biosystems engineering and agriculturalindustries• Focuses on responsible management practices to protect theenvironment while producing needed resources• Application based for those in agricultural sectors seeking tointegrate bioeconomic strategies• Provides real-world insights into transitioning practices