A review of life cycle assessment: agroproducts modeling

Lenin Ramirez-Cando, Paolo Spugnoli


Life Cycle Assessment is a trendsetter methodology in order to assess environmental and social impacts associated to an entire productive cycle in a vision “Cradle to Grave” or in a new one “Cradle to Cradle”, taking in count every single component of these impacts or almost all. In particular, agroproductive chains have unique components and considerations, which need to be counted in the assessment process.  These have been commented in the text and some calculation considerations were explained.

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LCA; agroprodution; social impacts; environmental impacts

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17163/lgr.n24.2016.01

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