Nowcasting and forecasting aquaponics by Google Trends in European countries
Maria José Palma Lampreia Dos Santos
Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2018, vol. 134, issue C, 178-185
Aquaponics, an innovation in agricultural systems of production and food supply which combines aquaculture fish production with hydroponic production of vegetables, represents a valuable option to overcome the food needs of a constantly increasing world population, it can do so by improving production and supply with less inputs and in a sustainable way. Despite recent developments in this scientific area, there are still not enough commercial firms at a European level that allow for a consistent view of how this activity is evolving in society, as well as, to understand the impact of Aquaponics Hub in promoting the development of this activity in Europe - aquaponics is still at an early age and, despite innovative, it needs time to grow and evolve.
Keywords: Aquaponics; Innovation food production; Google Trends; European Aquaponics HUB (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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