Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/50173

Providing Public Value through Data Sharing: Understanding Critical Factors of Food Traceability for Local Farms and Institutional Buyers

File Size Format  
paper0286.pdf 488.62 kB Adobe PDF View/Open

Item Summary

Title:Providing Public Value through Data Sharing: Understanding Critical Factors of Food Traceability for Local Farms and Institutional Buyers
Authors:Gasco-Hernandez, Mila
Feng, Wenhui
Gil-Garcia, J. Ramon
Keywords:Emerging Topics in Electronic Government
Data collaboratives, data sharing, food traceability, public value, smart disclosure
Date Issued:03 Jan 2018
Abstract:Many of the datasets that could contribute to solutions for current public problems are proprietary and reside outside of government agencies. Accelerating data sharing and collaboration between those who hold valuable data and those able to deliver solutions is key to generating public value from private data. There is still a limited body of literature, however, that addresses data sharing and collaboration between private and public organizations. Using a case study of food traceability from local farms to institutions, this paper contributes to this emerging field by identifying challenges and incentives in data sharing among different types of organizations. In particular, our goal is to study how small farms and institutional buyers can be incentivized to share their data in a way that contributes to food safety, public health, and other societal goals. Our findings demonstrate that initiatives which can show the benefits of having a whole-chain food traceability system, have clear policies and regulations, and opportunities for participation in training activities are key incentives.
Pages/Duration:10 pages
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/50173
ISBN:978-0-9981331-1-9
DOI:10.24251/HICSS.2018.285
Rights:Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Appears in Collections: Emerging Topics in Electronic Government


Please email libraryada-l@lists.hawaii.edu if you need this content in ADA-compliant format.

This item is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons