Construcción de un índice de sostenibilidad para las ganaderías de bovino lechero en Cantabria

  1. Ibán Vázquez González 1
  2. Elena García Suárez 2
  3. Francisca Ruiz Escudero 2
  4. Gabriel Caymmi Vilela Ferreira 3
  5. Ana Isabel García Arias 1
  1. 1 Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España


  2. 2 Centro de Investigación y Formación Agraria (CIFA)
  3. 3 Instituto Federal de Goias
Economía agraria y recursos naturales

ISSN: 1578-0732

Year of publication: 2022

Volume: 22

Issue: 2

Pages: 117-149

Type: Article

DOI: 10.7201/EARN.2022.02.06 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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This work is a methodological proposal for the construction of synthetic sustainability index for dairy cattle farms in Cantabria. By means of principal component factor analysis, we obtain 12 indicators, 4 for each dimension (economic, environmental and social) that allow to create three synthetic indexes and a global index. Dimensions that reach the highest scores are environmental and social. Furthermore, we observe a direct relationship between global sustainability and the productive size, which, however, we did not detect for the environmental dimension but we do have in the social and economic.

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