Social LCAs: a book for the future of industrial sectors!

Social LCAs: a book for the future of industrial sectors!

The new Collection Thema from the Cirad Market News Service published in 2013 a book entitled "Social LCAs – Socio-economic effects in value chain".

Social LCAs Socio-economic effects in value chains

You are making decisions about the future of industrial sectors.You would like to understand the social consequences of these decisions. You belong to one of the following groups: entrepreneurs, public decision-makers, public authorities, consultants, researchers or students.

What are the social consequences of changes enacted in the value chains, especially when they involve large international agricultural product industries? How can we anticipate the results of changes in technical procedures, supplier, work organisation, distribution of revenue generated, etc.?

Researchers from French research centres (Cirad, Inra, Irstea, SupAgro, and University of Montpellier I) and consultants (Epsil’Hôm, CEP) set out over 100 pages their methodology and practices for assessing socio-economic effects.

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Please note that the  2nd International seminar in social LCA  was held in Montpellier in 2011 and the  4th edition  is organized one more time in Montpellier between the 19, 20 and 21 November 2014.

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