An Agent Based Model to assess resilience and efficiency of food supply chains

Geerten Hengeveld & George AK van Voorn
This is an Agent Based Model of a generic food chain network consisting of stylized individuals representing producers, traders, and consumers. It is developed to: 1/ to describe the dynamically changing disaggregated flows of crop items between these agents, and 2/ to be able to explicitly consider agent behavior. The agents have implicit personal objectives for trading. Resilience and efficiency are quantified using the ascendency concept by linking these to the fraction of fulfillment of...

Registration Year

  • 2021

Resource Types

  • Software


  • Wageningen University & Research