Making Social Enterprise Sustainable
Author(s): Tima Bansal and Tom Ewart
Institution: Ivey School of Business, Canada
Competition year: 2006
Key words: Stakeholder analysis, Developing countries, Strategic alliances, Organizational structure, Kenya, Agricultural production, Crops
CARE's Rural Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Promotion project is a new, market-driven approach to development in Kenya. While the project has been successful from a development standpoint, it is not commercially viable. The sector manager must determine how to improve the project and make it commercially sustainable. Students will understand the advantages and opportunity for profit / non-profit partnerships and social enterprise as complementary entities for social and economic development.
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