Ayalew Kassahun

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Despite the perceived value of DSS in informing environmental and natural resource management, DSS tools often fail to be adopted by intended end users. By drawing together the experience of a global group of EDSS developers, we have identified and assessed key challenges in EDSS development and offer recommendations to resolve them. Challenges related to(More)
The challenges associated with evaluating the effectiveness of environmental decision support systems (EDSS) based on the perceptions of only a small sample of end-users are well understood. Although methods adopted from Management Information Systems (MISs) evaluation research have benefited from relatively large (100þ) sample sizes, permitting the use of(More)
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Howcan thefutureagrifood businessbemademoreefficient,transpar-enta nd safe?T hisa rticle on anew MIPm eat transparency system describesafu-ture system aiming fora ne fficient transparency in meat supplyc hainsw ith IT-standards. Thes hape of then ew system will be highlighted on theb ackground of preliminaryICT solutions andt he recentdevelopments in(More)