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The Evaluation of Sustainability of Organic Farms in Tuscany

  • Chiara Certomà
  • Paola Migliorini
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Part of the Environmental Earth Sciences book series (EESCI)

Abstract

Sustainability evaluation with an updated version of MESMIS Framework has been conducted in 5 organic farms in Tuscany, characterised by different management approach. The real differences is, indeed, determined by motivations that explain how the landscape, the work structure and the cultural heritage are organized, giving the present assessment of the Tuscan rural world.

Keywords

Sustainable agriculture Social sustainability Organic farms MESMIS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Scuola Superiore Sant’AnnaPisaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Agronomy and land ManagementUniversity of FlorenceFirenzeItalia

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