THE EVALUATION OF INNOVATION IN AGRICULTURE. A META - ANALYTICAL STUDY OF LITERATURE

Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 17 ISSUE 1
Written by Oana COCA, Gavril ȘTEFAN, Marilena MIRONIUC

Innovation is a key driver of growth and development of the agricultural sector. The importance of innovation in agriculture is supported by the effects that innovation has on performance improvement of the economic entities in this field, in relation with efforts. Organization’s decision to engage in innovation or to use the innovation results is influenced by the perception that the company has on net benefits generated by such an approach. The purpose of the paper is to highlight the evaluation way of innovation process from agriculture domain, through a meta-analytical study on literature published in the field. Results of the study show that, in literature, the general purpose of innovation in agriculture is to reduce environmental impact, followed by the purpose of decreasing costs.The main agricultural innovations studied by researchers are those of process which involve the decrease of resources consumption, such as technological innovations of soil conservation and the precision innovations.The evaluation of innovation process is done mainly through indicators that measures the level of increase in production, the level of cost reduction and through the decrease of negative effects on environmental.

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COCA O., ȘTEFAN G., MIRONIUC M. 2017, THE EVALUATION OF INNOVATION IN AGRICULTURE. A META - ANALYTICAL STUDY OF LITERATURE. Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 17 ISSUE 1, PRINT ISSN 2284-7995, 111-120.


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