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Report on assessment of the social, environmental and economic sustainability of food quality schemes

Valentin Bellassen 1 Filippo Arfini 2 Virginie Amilien 3 Federico Antonioli 2 Antonio Bodini 2 Michael Böhm 4 Ruzica Brečić 5 Sara Chiussi 2 Peter Csillag 6 Abdoul Diallo 1 Michele Donati 2 Liesbeth Dries 7 Marion Drut 1 Matthieu Duboys de Labarre 1 Hugo Ferrer 8 Jelena Filipović 9 Lisa Gauvrit 10 Chema Gil 8 Matthew Gorton 11 Viêt Hoang 12 Mohamed Hilal 1 Kamilla Knutsen Steinnes 3 Apichaya Lilavanichakul 13 Agatha Malak-Rawlikowska 14 Edward Majewski 14 Sylvette Monier-Dilhan 15 Paul Muller 16 Orachos Napasintuwong 13 Kalliroi Nikolaou 17 An Nguyễn Quỳnh 12 Ioannis Papadopoulos 17 Stefano Pascucci 18 Jack Peerlings 7 Thomas Poméon 15 Bojan Ristic 19 Burkhard Schaer 4 Zaklina Stojanovic 19 Marina Tomic Maksan 5 Mario Veneziani 2 Gunnar Vitterso 3 Adam Wilkinson 20 
Abstract : This report provides an assessment of the social, environmental and economic performance of 29 Food Quality Schemes including organic, Protected Designation of Origin and Protected Geographical Indication products. Each FQS is compared to a reference product in the same country which is not certified or to the national average for the relevant value chain. The same method and the same 20 indicators are applied to all products and their reference at farm, processing and – where possible and relevant – retail levels. The economic indicators cover prices, gross operating margins, exports and local spill-overs. The environmental indicators include carbon footprint, food miles, water use and water pollution. The social indicators cover employment, social capital, bargaining power distribution, generational balance and gender equity. The results for each case are summarized in a sustainability diagram displaying the value chain average differences for the key indicators. The diagrams are followed by an interpretation of the results and more details on each indicator on a case-by-case basis. Wherever an indicator could not be estimated, the reason for this is discussed, providing a basis for improving either the indicator or the data collection system.
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Valentin Bellassen, Filippo Arfini, Virginie Amilien, Federico Antonioli, Antonio Bodini, et al.. Report on assessment of the social, environmental and economic sustainability of food quality schemes. [Research Report] INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique), domaine de la Motte au Vicomte B.P. 35327, 35653 Le Rheu Cedex; Università degli Studi di Parma. 2019. ⟨hal-02790404⟩



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