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Sensing, smart and sustainable technologies for Agri-Food 4.0

Jhonattan Miranda, Pedro Ponce, Arturo Molina, Paul Wright
2019 Computers in industry (Print)  
for Agriculture Production Systems" (www.ruc-aps.eu), funded by the European Union under their funding scheme H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015.  ...  Acknowledgements Authors of this publication acknowledge the contribution of the Project 691249, RUC-APS "Enhancing and implementing Knowledge based ICT solutions within high Risk and Uncertain Conditions  ...  -How the new digital technology transforms the agri-food supply chains To achieve robust, resilient and sustainable agri-food supply chains is very complex because they face more sources of uncertainty  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2019.02.002 fatcat:qqhgiqkzand5rndatytcgslmpe

Agri-Food 4.0 and Innovations: Revamping the Supply Chain Operations

Vasavi Dadi, Suryadevara Ram Nikhil, Rahul S Mor, Tripti Agarwal, Sapna Arora
2021 Production Engineering Archives  
Innovations led by digital transformations in the agri-food supply chains (AFSCs) are the main aim of 'Agri-Food 4.0'.  ...  This paper also highlights digitization in developing smart, sensible, and sustainable agri-food supply chain systems.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors are thankful to the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Kundli, Sonepat -131028, India, for providing the infrastructural and other support  ... 
doi:10.30657/pea.2021.27.10 fatcat:pfryj7xvbbcpxgcrk55krwwvwq

Digitalization and Future Agro-Food Supply Chain Management: A Literature-Based Implications

Tadesse Kenea Amentae, Girma Gebresenbet
2021 Sustainability  
Achieving transition towards sustainable and resilient food systems is a critical issue on the current societal agenda.  ...  Challenges to practical applications related to infrastructure and cost, knowledge and skill, law and regulations, the nature of the technologies, and the nature of the food system were identified.  ...  Inclusion/exclusion criteria applied were: the paper must discuss issues in agri/agro-food supply chains; and it must discuss issues related to digitization, digitalization, and/or use of digital technologies  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132112181 fatcat:zqqgoo5lk5bcnczszrsmz43ajm

User Interface of Blockchain-based Agri-Food Traceability Applications: A Review

Atima Tharatipyakul, Suporn Pongnumkul
2021 IEEE Access  
Seraphin (Professional Authorship Center, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand) for the fruitful discussion in editing our revised manuscript.  ...  focusing on non-blockchain applications for agri-food supply chain.  ...  From Table 2 , seven review papers discussed the benefits and challenges of blockchain in agri-food supply chain application based on 119 unique references.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3085982 fatcat:i4ws4jqm3bfpjhltvvbqsp44gm

Blockchain in Agriculture Traceability Systems: A Review

Konstantinos Demestichas, Nikolaos Peppes, Theodoros Alexakis, Evgenia Adamopoulou
2020 Applied Sciences  
It proceeds with discussing relevant existing commercial applications, highlighting the relevant challenges and future prospects of the application of blockchain technologies in the agri-food supply chain  ...  Food holds a major role in human beings' lives and in human societies in general across the planet. The food and agriculture sector is considered to be a major employer at a worldwide level.  ...  Corrado Costa et al. made a review on RFID and agri-food supply chain traceability in [9] , in which the advantages and the possible challenges regarding the application of RFID technology in the food  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10124113 fatcat:lglait43qffbrixg6rvzsjgsiq

Food Supply Chains as Cyber-Physical Systems: a Path for More Sustainable Personalized Nutrition

Sergiy Smetana, Kemal Aganovic, Volker Heinz
2020 Food Engineering Reviews  
Current food system evolved in a great degree because of the development of processing and food engineering technologies: people learned to bake bread long before the advent of agriculture; salting and  ...  However, new food systems rely on low technology readiness levels and estimation of their potential future benefits or drawbacks is a complex task mostly due to the lack of integrated data.  ...  A few concepts of CPS application are proposed to enhance traceability of agricultural food systems [26] or "virtualization" of food supply chains [111] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12393-020-09243-y fatcat:le5nfmr4ovhorccrwj7gvp7bjm

Economic perspectives of the Blockchain technology: Application of a SWOT analysis

Nadezda Firsova, Josef Abrhám
2021 Terra Economicus  
Our results confirmed that Blockchain technology has big opportunities in agricultural business and agri-food supply chain in the digital economy.  ...  The group of issues that could be solved with Blockchain includes food traceability, support of new business models and direct sales models, rebalance the power in the food chain, etc.  ...  New trend is related to the consumer interest in local food and new business models in agri-food supply chain without intermediates (direct sales).  ... 
doi:10.18522/2073-6606-2021-19-1-78-90 fatcat:3eswhichlzeppfwbsmcjmbzjlq

Agriculture 4.0: An Implementation Framework for Food Security Attainment in Nigeria's Post-Covid-19 Era

Samson O. Oruma, Sanjay Misra, Luis Fernandez-Sanz
2021 IEEE Access  
Sanjay Misra appreciates the support of the Covenant University Centre for Research, Innovation, and Discovery (CUCRID), Dr.  ...  AR and VR applications in digital agriculture will revolutionalize the agri-food supply chain sector.  ...  There exist also several studies on agriculture 4.0, its enabling technologies [18] - [26] , and agri-food supply chain [27] - [29] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3086453 fatcat:qn3lhgddmnhg3mu3ezgo5namuq

Agri‐food sector and entrepreneurship during the COVID ‐19 crisis: A systematic literature review and research agenda

Nikolaos Apostolopoulos, Vanessa Ratten, Dimitrios Petropoulos, Panagiotis Liargovas, Eleni Anastasopoulou
2021 Strategic Change  
digitization, innovative ideas, and new market solutions.  ...  The related literature highlighted the impact of COVID-19 on agri-food entrepreneurship, the government measures and support on agri-food entrepreneurship, and the shift of agri-food entrepreneurship towards  ...  COVID-19 provided a boost to short supply chains in the agri-food sector and agri-food enterprises with new technologies and digital aspects in their core were privileged in competition.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jsc.2400 fatcat:zqz2sc47k5erllk4cymfelldfe

Industry 4.0 Disruption and Its Neologisms in Major Industrial Sectors: A State of the Art

Ocident Bongomin, Aregawi Yemane, Brendah Kembabazi, Clement Malanda, Mwewa Chikonkolo Mwape, Nonsikelelo Sheron Mpofu, Dan Tigalana
2020 Journal of Engineering  
Industry 4.0 disruption in the education industry (education 4.0), energy industry (energy 4.0), agriculture industry (agriculture 4.0), healthcare industry (healthcare 4.0), and logistics industry (logistics  ...  synthetic biology in agriculture, healthcare, and logistics industries was illustrated.  ...  Author BK is thankful to the Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness Management (CESAAM) at Egerton University for the scholarship award.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8090521 fatcat:p4cxzszqkregdbjey7zelytzea

Characterising the Agriculture 4.0 Landscape—Emerging Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Sara Oleiro Araújo, Ricardo Silva Peres, José Barata, Fernando Lidon, José Cochicho Ramalho
2021 Agronomy  
Subsequently, a literature review focusing these trends was conducted, with a particular emphasis on their applications in real environments.  ...  Advances in Internet of Things, sensors and sensor networks, robotics, artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing, etc. foster the transition towards the Agriculture 4.0 era.  ...  Section 6 (Agriculture 4.0 Challenges and Research Opportunities) explores some challenges faced by new technologies in the agricultural environment and proposes future research directions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/agronomy11040667 fatcat:khtizzuyczawfbx76jud7ya3he

Big data for sustainable agri‐food supply chains: a review and future research perspectives

Abderahman Rejeb, Karim Rejeb, Suhaiza Zailani
2021 Journal of Data, Information and Management  
AbstractResearch on agri-food supply chains (AFSCs) has attracted significant attention in recent years due to the challenges associated with sustainably feeding the global population.  ...  The challenges of big data integration in AFSCs, the study's implications, contributions, and the future research directions are highlighted in detail.  ...  Discussions, challenges and implications Discussions The applications of big data are used in a variety of sectorsthe agri-food industry is no exception.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42488-021-00045-3 fatcat:o6zoxujfgbbhxovwieqd7sz7fm

Review: Anticipating alternative trajectories for responsible Agriculture 4.0 innovation in livestock systems

C.R. Eastwood, J.P. Edwards, J.A. Turner
2021 Animal  
Digital technologies are now leading us into the fourth agricultural revolution, where sustainable food production is supported by technologies that collect data useful for farm and supply chain performance  ...  The aims of this paper are to articulate current trends in technology and livestock systems and anticipate future trajectories for Agriculture 4.0 in relation to meeting sustainability and animal welfare  ...  (Hamilton, New Zealand), contract WEN1802 (Systems for People) (CE and JE); and NZBIDA, funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment through the Strategic Science Investment Fund (JT).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.animal.2021.100296 pmid:34246598 fatcat:hrbwib54afgl5f5floxni2pxra

Deliverable 4.4 Report on instruments for the identification of R&I breakthroughs for the future

Jonas Lazaro-Mojica, Rebeca Fernandez, Beatrix Wepner, Petra Wagner, Doris Schartinger, Gemma Tacken, Carmen Fenollosa, Cristina Paca, Barbaros Corekoglu, Matthieu Flourakis, Anastasiya Terzeiva, Hugo De Vries (+6 others)
2020 Zenodo  
In this deliverable, we (1) reflect on the outcome of the methods developed through the project, (2) try to set the recommendations that could be made for anyone attempting a similar task, and (3) provide  ...  This deliverable builds on the results provided in other deliverables of the FIT4FOOD2030 project.  ...  o New and game-changing digital technologies in agriculture. o Blockchain technology for secure food supply chain. o Consumer engagement.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4600822 fatcat:dunagoshhfhi5gf4oqhkjrpktm

Sustainability Driven by Agriculture through Digital Transformation

Larisa Hrustek
2020 Sustainability  
within supply chains.  ...  This article analyzes the literature in the field of sustainability and agriculture led by digital technologies of Industry 4.0.  ...  These changing trends lead to a new era in which digital technologies surpass human capabilities, even in tasks that do not follow the direct application of existing rules and were previously impossible  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12208596 fatcat:orrv7dt5gnbhtg2bahkerf4or4
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