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Journal Articles Environment, Development and Sustainability Year : 2016

When experts disagree: the need to rethink indicator selection for assessing sustainability of agriculture

Jay Whitehead
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Sustainability indicators are well recognized for their potential to assess and monitor sustainable development of agricultural systems. A large number of indicators are proposed in various sustainability assessment frameworks, which raises concerns regarding the validity of approaches, usefulness and trust in such frameworks. Selecting indicators requires transparent and well-defined procedures to ensure the relevance and validity of sustainability assessments. The objective of this study, therefore, was to determine whether

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Agronomy

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hal-01477805 , version 1 (27-02-2017)

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Evelien M. de Olde, Henrik Moller, Fleur Marchand, Richard W. Mcdowell, Catriona J. Macleod, et al.. When experts disagree: the need to rethink indicator selection for assessing sustainability of agriculture. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2016, 19 (4), 1-16 p. ⟨10.1007/s10668-016-9803-x⟩. ⟨hal-01477805⟩
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