International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability

International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability (2011) Volume 9 Issue 2

Title of journal International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability
Editor Elske van der Fliert
Sylvia Herrmann
Johanna Alkan Olsson
Jules Pretty
Publication date 2011-07-15
Volume number 9
Issue number 2
ISSN 9781849714068; 1849714061; 1473-5903; 1747-762X
Start page 293
End page 390
Total pages 98
Place of publication London, U.K.
Publisher Earthscan
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Formatted Summary/Description The involvement of all stakeholders in the design, implementation and evaluation of assessment models ensures that the methodologies and tools that are developed will meaningfully contribute to sustainable development. But stakeholder involvement in these processes requires a suitable collaborative process structure, strong facilitation and capacity building at various levels.

This special issue explores the theories and frameworks for stakeholder participation in integrated assessment of sustainable agriculture. Employing a range of project experiences, it aims at creating a solid theoretical and empirical basis for how stakeholders can be involved in the use and development of impact assessment tools, as well as what can be expected from this involvement. It shows the necessary adaptations and improvements modeling approaches have to include if they aim at supporting a stakeholder driven assessment process.
Q-Index Code C5
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Special Issue: "Integrated assessment of agricultural sustainability: exploring the use of models in stakeholder processes".

 
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Created: Thu, 28 Jul 2011, 09:15:19 EST by Associate Professor Elske Van De Fliert on behalf of School of Journalism and Communication