Synergy

Topic:

Value chains

Definition:

“Synergy is a system characteristic that in essence tells us that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. In agrifood chains there are frequently opportunities for gains which can not be realized unless all actors work together for mutual benefit.”

References

Da Silva, C.A., Souza Filho, H.M. de, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Management, M., and Finance Service, 2007. Guidelines for rapid appraisals of agrifood chain performance in developing countries. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. http://www.fao.org/3/a-a1475e.pdf

Last Updated:

Nov. 2020
Seed system security assessment (SSSA)
Sustainability (network analysis)
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