Implementation Instrument

1. Title

UNNExT Guide on Information Management in Agrifood Chains: Towards and Integrated Paperless Framework for Agrifood Trade Facilitation

4. Details of the entity that has ownership on this instrument
a. Name
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
b. Email

The guide outlines a framework for integrated agrifood information management, taking into account the functional needs of various stakeholders along the supply chain. The benefits as well as challenges involved in developing a comprehensive system are discussed. The guide is aimed mainly at government officials involved in overseeing and making policies related to agrifood trade. It is also relevant to the private sector (both existing and potential traders), associations and any agrifood supply-chain stakeholders interested in making agrifood trade both safer and more efficient. 

6. Relevant documents
7. Geographical application scope of this instrument
8. This instrument is related to:
Guidance material
9. Standard nature of this implementation instrument
Technical guide