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Meat supply chain in the perspective of UN SDGs

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This paper presents an overview of the meat supply chain in the perspective of main UN sustainable development goals (SDGs). To perform this overview, meat supply chain was presented with five main stakeholders (livestock farmers, slaughterhouses, meat processors, retailers and consumers). As this chain is specific, four SDGs have been revealed as most important, as follows: SDG6 — Clean water and sanitation; SDG7 — Affordable and clean energy; SDG12 — Sustainable consumption and production; SDG13 — Climate action. Discussion and literature review was performed for each of the four UN SDGs. In addition, other UN SDGs of interest for this supply chain have been briefly presented.

About the Author

I. V. Djekic
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture
Serbia

 PhD, full professor, full professor, Department for Food Safety and Quality Management, Faculty of Agriculture

6 Nemanjina, Zemun, 11080, Belgrade, Serbia



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Djekic I.V. Meat supply chain in the perspective of UN SDGs. Theory and practice of meat processing. 2021;6(3):242-247. https://doi.org/10.21323/2414-438X-2021-6-3-242-247

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