Thought for food; the impact of ICT on agribusiness

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This report outlines the impact of ICT on the food economy. On the basis of a literature review from four disciplines - knowledge management, management information systems, operations research and logistics, and economics - the demand for new ICT applications, the supply of new applications and the match between demand and supply are identified. Subsequently the impact of new ICT applications on the food economy is discussed. The report relates the development of new technologies to innovation and adoption processes and economic growth, and to concepts of open innovations and living labs
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationThe Hague
PublisherLEI Wageningen UR
Number of pages67
ISBN (Print)9789086153220
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameReport / LEI : Research area 3, Consumers and supply chains
PublisherLEI Wageningen UR


  • information technology
  • food chains
  • food industry
  • food supply
  • innovations
  • knowledge management

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    Bunte, F. H. J., Dijkxhoorn, Y., Groeneveld, R. E., Hofstede, G. J., Top, J. L., van der Vorst, J. G. A. J., & Wolfert, J. (2009). Thought for food; the impact of ICT on agribusiness. (Report / LEI : Research area 3, Consumers and supply chains). LEI Wageningen UR.