A Model Utilizing Green Lean in Rice Crop Supply Chain: An Investigation in Piura, Perú

  • Astrid Baca-Nomberto
  • Maria Urquizo-Cabala
  • Edgar RamosEmail author
  • Fernando Sotelo-Raffo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1253)


This article analyzes the rice sector and the challenges related to the impact generated by production systems, such as greenhouse gas emissions in the natural environment. Previous studies show the application of Green Lean to achieve greater competitiveness and reducing the negative environmental impact. To achieve these objectives, Lean tools are used that improve quality, increase productivity, reduce inventories and costs like the Kaizen method. Therefore, this methodology is proposed through a management model in the sector analyzed to achieve the expected sustainability of the production process.


Environmental strategies Green Lean Rice Agri-food Supply chain 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Astrid Baca-Nomberto
    • 1
  • Maria Urquizo-Cabala
    • 1
  • Edgar Ramos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Fernando Sotelo-Raffo
    • 1
  1. 1.Ingeniería IndustrialUniversidad Peruana de Ciencias AplicadasLimaPeru

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