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Under The Label: Sustainable Seafood

Authors: Zwerdling, Daniel; Williams, Margot
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles; Multimedia
Source: NPR
Publication Year: 2013

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An NPR Special Series of reports on sustainable seafood, including issues around labeling, certification, and the challenges of the Marine Stewardship Council system.

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Enhanced Market Practices: Poverty Alleviation for Poor Producers in Developing Countries

Authors: McKague, Kevin; Oliver, Christine
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: California Management Review
Publication Year: 2012

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Drawing on an in-depth study of market-based poverty alleviation initiatives for smallholder farmers by a non-governmental organization in a least developed economy, this article explains how a non-state organization can reduce poverty for poor producers and improve overall market functioning...

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The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table

Author: McMillan, Tracie
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Scribner
Publication Year: 2012

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What if you can’t afford nine-dollar tomatoes? That was the question award-winning journalist Tracie McMillan couldn’t escape as she watched the debate about America’s meals unfold, one that urges us to pay food’s true cost—which is to say, pay more. So in 2009 McMillan embarked on a groundbreaking undercover journey to see what it takes to eat well in America. For nearly a year, she worked, ate, and lived alongside the working poor to examine how Americans eat when price matters. From the fields of California, a Walmart produce aisle outside of Detroit, and the kitchen of a New York City Applebee’s, McMillan takes us into the heart of America’s meals.

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Monsanto Inc. - Doing Business in India

Authors: Klassen, Robert; Chandrasekhar, Ramasastry
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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The executive vice president of sustainability and corporate affairs at Monsanto was facing a difficult situation that could dramatically reshape the firm’s business. A decade earlier, the firm had introduced into India, through a joint venture, the first in-the-seed cotton trait biotechnology. Subsequently, three Indian state governments imposed a price ceiling on these biotech seeds. How should a technology innovator such as Monsanto deal with an unpredictable regulatory approval process in an increasingly competitive marketplace?

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Intuit Inc.: Project AgriNova

Authors: Eisenmann, Thomas R.; Bijlani, Tanya
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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In late 2008, a team from Intuit's office in Bangalore, India is evaluating an opportunity to launch a new venture that would use SMS to deliver crop price information to farmers in India. The question is, what should they do next?

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The Aquaculture Industry in the Philippines: Creating Social Values at Marina Gana Vida

Authors: Farhoomand, Ali F.; Wong, Shiu Kau
Product Type: Cases
Source: University of Hong Kong
Publication Year: 2012

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The main social objective of MGV was to help the poor living in the area through job or business opportunities so that some day they could lift their households out of poverty. Nobleza faced conflicting goals as he tried to scale up MGV's production. Should he replace the women workers with machines that could produce more jars of processed fish products per day? What could he do to balance his philanthropic and business goals in a social enterprise such as MGV?

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Value Chain Development: Care Kenya's Challenge to Make Markets Work for the Poor (A, B)

Author: McKague, Kevin
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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These two cases examine how CARE, a non-profit international development organization, pursues a market-based approach to meeting its poverty-reduction mission in Kenya.

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Indian and Northern Affairs Canada - The New Horizon Farms Dilemma

Authors: Sparling, David; Koeckhoven, Steven
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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The director of Lands and Economic Development in the Ministry of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada must make recommendations on how to handle challenges around a large farming company that leases land from First Nation communities in Western Canada...

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Against the Grain: Jim Teague in Tanzania

Author: Ramanna, Karthik
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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Loan officer Jim Teague discovers his agro-processor client has a serious health-code violation just days before a disbursement is due. Proceeding with the loan could jeopardize the health of thousands of customers and put his employer at serious risk. But withholding the loan will likely deprive hundreds of farmers affiliated with the agro-processor their livelihoods in this poor rural corner of Tanzania…

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Wilmar International Limited - Managing Multiple Stakeholders in a Global Palm Oil Agribusiness Group

Authors: Wee, Beng Geok; Chen, Geraldine; Buche, Ivy
Product Type: Cases
Source: Asian Business Case Centre
Publication Year: 2012

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Established in 1991, Wilmar grew rapidly to become one of the largest palm oil companies in Southeast Asia. As the global demand for palm oil grew, environmental groups were concerned about the impact of palm oil industry on the social and natural environment, such as loss of forest ecosystems, environmental damage, soil degradation, pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. They were pressuring palm oil producers, including Wilmar, to take action to address these issues. The challenge was to manage growth initiatives and the environmentalists' demands for more sustainable operations...

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