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Sustainable Agricultural Practices for Empowering Women Farmers: Green Foundation

Authors: Muralidhara, G. V.; Faheem, Hadiya
Product Type: Cases
Source: IBS Center for Management Research
Publication Year: 2014

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More than 80 percent of the women in rural India engage in agriculture for their survival. However, in spite of women forming the backbone of the agricultural rural economy in developing countries, they remain one of the most vulnerable groups of society.

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Product of Mexico

Author: Marosi, Richard
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Los Angeles Times
Publication Year: 2014

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This series of articles by the Los Angeles Times spotlights the difficult work done by laborers on Mexico's mega-farms. These four linked articles address the harsh working conditions, exploitation, child labor and other challenges that go into putting fresh food on tables…

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HN Agri Serve: Growing Prosperity

Authors: Alvarez, Jose B.; Raina, Anjali; Chawla, Rachna
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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In 2014, Khuram Mir, CEO of HN Agri Serve, an innovative apple orchard company in the Kashmir region of Northern India, wonders about the best growth strategy for his company.

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Firestone and the Warlord

Authors: Miller, T. Christian; Jones, Jonathan
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: ProPublica
Publication Year: 2014

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This article details the relationship between the global Firestone corporation and the warlord Charles Taylor during the Liberian civil war. It also brings to light not only the ethical and other challenges multinational corporations can face, but also how corporations address issues of risk management and the cost of doing business in conflict zones.

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Harnessing the Potential of a Nation’s Leftover Food

Author: Fitzgerald, Erin
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: National Geographic
Publication Year: 2014

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Hunger, pressures on the food production system, and the high cost of energy and other inputs are all problems made worse by the fact that an estimate 31 percent of food is thrown away...

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Supplier/Buyer Relationships: Incorporating Regional Farms in the Supply Chain

Author: Lee, Deishin
Product Type: Multimedia; Notes
Source: The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Publication Year: 2014

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In this slide presentation, the author illustrates questions around the issue of buyer/supplier relationships, including changes to supply chains, stakeholder relationships, and preparing business leaders to implement responsible sourcing practices.

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Innovation at One Acre Fund: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Authors: Jones, Jamie; Augustine, Grace
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kellogg School of Management
Publication Year: 2014

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One Acre Fund (1AF) is a nonprofit organization in rural western Kenya that helps farmers lift themselves out of poverty by providing a bundle of products and services that support farmers with quality inputs, training on farming techniques, access to credit, and assistance in achieving optimal prices. In 2011 1AF realized that it needed to formalize its innovation process to ensure it was confident in new products before rolling them out across its entire farmer network…

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What Fish Oil Pills Are Hiding

Authors: Schleifer, David; Fairbrother, Alison
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Issues in Science and Technology
Publication Year: 2014

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One woman’s quest to save the Chesapeake Bay from the dietary supplement industry...

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Trafficked Into Slavery on Thai Trawlers to Catch Food for Prawns

Authors: Hodal, Kate; Kelly, Chris
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The Guardian
Publication Year: 2014

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This investigative report delves into the underworld of forced labor in the Thai fishing industry...

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Mekelle Farms: Poultry Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia

Authors: Lee, Hau; Elist, Jonathan; Kennedy, Michael
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2014

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After deciding to transform a former government-owned poultry farm in Ethiopia, two American business partners encounter challenges related to input costs, inventory management, delivery, government relations, and other key challenges that are common to entrepreneurs operating in an emerging market context...

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