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A Proposal of Farmers Information System for Urban Markets

  • Tomoko Kashima
  • Shimpei Matsumoto
  • Hiroshi Iseda
  • Hiroaki Ishii
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 15)

Abstract

In recent years, new business models for agricultural markets have appeared. Under this perspective, we develop a new information system for urban markets to facilitate the transactions. Both sides, consumers and farmers, require certain information from markets about agricultural products. For example, consumers may make requests about the exact information of agricultural products or their safety, while farmers may want to boast with their produce. Under the considerations of such requirements at the markets, which may be conflicting, we propose a new information system to assist in the negotiation among both parties.

Keywords

Power Supply System Urban Market Agricultural Information Domestic Agriculture Food Service Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomoko Kashima
    • 1
  • Shimpei Matsumoto
    • 2
  • Hiroshi Iseda
    • 3
  • Hiroaki Ishii
    • 4
  1. 1.Kinki UniversityHigashi-Hiroshima CityJapan
  2. 2.Hiroshima Institute of TechnologySaeki-kuJapan
  3. 3.Institute for Agricultural Products Distribution Co., Ltd.Kita-kuJapan
  4. 4.Kwansei Gakuin UniversitySandaJapan

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