Rice is more than just a staple food; it contributes to nearly one-fifth of all human consumed calories globally. The reliance on this cereal draws a clear picture of its indispensable role in ensuring food security, especially in developing countries. Today, rice consumption is increasing globally, while productivity is declining due to numerous factors.
Digitalization offers significant opportunities to improve the mitigation of environmental and human rights challenges in agricultural commodity supply chains. By leveraging digital technologies, stakeholders can enhance transparency, enable data-driven decision-making, empower smallholders, and promote sustainable practices throughout the supply chain.
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) can accurately map and measure the overall environmental impact of supply chains, and confirm the relevance of alternatives that accelerate the responsible decarbonization of industrial assets. In this blog, Ksapa explains how LCA can help companies compare the relative environmental gains of biomass alternatives to fossil fuels.