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The Great Green Wall: African Farmers Beat Back Drought and Climate Change with Trees

Author: Hertsgaard, Mark
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Scientific American
Publication Year: 2011

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Despite his illiteracy, Yacouba Sawadogo is a pioneer of the tree-based approach to farming that has transformed the western Sahel over the last twenty years.

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Pepsi-BASIX Partnership

Authors: Bajaj, Gita; Bhullar, Neelu
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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BASIX was a microfinance company with livelihood promotion as its key agenda. In 2005, PepsiCo entered an agreement with BASIX for promoting contract farming of potatoes in Jharkhand. The collaboration was successful in the first year and the project witnessed a very high growth in the second year. The second year results, however, were not as encouraging as the first year. The case is poised at this juncture...

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Bayer CropScience in India (A, B)

Against Child Labor; Value-Driven Strategy

Authors: Dhanaraj, Charles; Branzei, Oana; Subramanian, Satyajeet
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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The case explores value-driven strategy formulation and implementation by bringing to the fore issues of ethics, responsible leadership, social intitiatives in emerging markets and the global-local tensions in corporate social responsibility. It examines how Bayer CropScience addressed the issue of child labour in its cotton seed supply chain in rural India between 2002 and 2008.

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Danimal in South Africa: Management Innovation at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Authors: Hawarden, Verity; Barnard, Helena
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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The case focuses on management innovation in the South African dairy industry, describing how an innovative new yoghurt product, Danimal, was created specifically for the market at the base of the pyramid. It explains how management of the product line embodied the various innovation opportunities and challenges presented.

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Los Ejidos de El Salto: Biomass Energy and Carbon Offsets in the El Salto Forests

Authors: Eddy, Len; Mendoza, Alvaro; Clemen, Robert T.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Publication Year: 2011

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Len Eddy, CEO of The Carbon Basis Company had traveled to 20 different countries looking for new forest biomass energy projects. Near the town of El Salto in central Mexico, he found what he was looking for: an active forest industry with exceptional management and the possibility of developing a bioenergy project. The project would see the conversion of forest harvest debris and sawmill residues into renewable energy. In addition, the project offered two possible pathways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by displacing fossil fuel energy sources and/or by allowing forest carbon sequestration.

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Fishy Business? AquaBounty Technologies, the FDA, and Genetically Modified Foods

Author: Tang, Jessie
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University
Publication Year: 2011

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This case considers the FDA approval process for genetically modified animals in light of AquaBounty Technologies push to bring AquAdvantage salmon to the market. Issues of effective governance, transparency, and antiquated policies highlight challenges for the FDA in regulating biotechnology enhancements.

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Asian Agri and the Future of Palm Oil

Authors: Bell, David E.; Kindred, Natalie
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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For Asian Agri and other Indonesian palm oil producers, the future promised rising demand from fast-growing Asian populations, but also intensifying criticism from environmental groups. Asian Agri appeared well positioned to capitalize on the growing palm oil market, but the broad-strokes vilification of the palm oil industry was a source of serious concern. In the face of great uncertainty, the management team needed to devise a strategy for the future.

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Mid-Missouri Energy

Authors: Weber, James; Shelman, Mary; Reinhardt, Forest L.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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Mid-Missouri Energy is a farmer-owned cooperative created to take advantage of the growing interest in ethanol as an automotive fuel.

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Mid-Missouri Energy: Ethanol from Corn

Authors: Holbrook, Noel Michele; Weber, James; Sartor, Karla; Reinhardt, Forest L.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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Mid-Missouri Energy is a farmer-owned cooperative created to take advantage of the growing interest in ethanol as an automotive fuel.

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Polyface: The Farm of Many Faces

Authors: Lee, Deishin; van Sice, Stephanie
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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This case explores a method of value creation through exploiting synergies that exist in an environment where there is diversity. The context of the case is a farm where biodiversity is leveraged to create value.

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