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Links among innovation, food system transformation, and technology adoption, with implications for food policy: Overview of a special issue
- Reardon, Thomas, Lu, Liang, Zilberman, David
- Food policy 2019 v.83 pp. 285-288
- food policy, innovation adoption, postharvest technology, supply chain, wholesale marketing
- This overview paper introduces the special issue focused on links among innovation, food system transformation, and technology adoption in all segments of agrifood value chains from inputs to farming to post-harvest segments including logistics, wholesale, processing, and retail. We identify the issues and the gaps in the literature, and then note key points and contributions of the papers in the special issue. We then highlight food policy implications.