Evaluating sustainability of conventional and organic dairy cattle production units in the Zoque Region of Chiapas, Mexico
Periodo de realización: 2018/06/01 al 2018/01/01
Tipo: Artículo científico
Lugar(es) de estudio: Chiapas, México
Resumen: "The objective of this study was to evaluate the level of sustain- 15 ability of conventional and organic dairy cattle production
units (CPU) in the Zoque Region of the Mexican state of Chiapas through evaluating attributes and indicators of sustainability
and through a sustainability index (SI) value. Four organic or conventional CPU with high or low SI values were 20 identified. The organic CPU with high SI had the highest SI value. The attribute of sustainability self-management contributed more to the SI value. All CPU need to strengthen some of the attributes of sustainability evaluated."