The director and co-founder of Honey Care Africa (Honey Care) looks over the six years of operations and describes the original business model and successive amendments on feedback from rural communities, partner organizations and learning by doing through field-based operations. Increasing international recognition highlights the potential impact of the model based on inspiring sustainable ventures in agriculture in Kenya. For Tanzania and other developing countries, … Read more »

The director and co-founder of Honey Care Africa (Honey Care) looks over the six years of operations and describes the original business model and successive amendments on feedback from rural communities, partner organizations and learning by doing through field-based operations. Increasing international recognition highlights the potential impact of the model based on inspiring sustainable ventures in agriculture in Kenya. For Tanzania and other developing countries, he ponders the potential opportunities and challenges in the simulation of the honey-care model elsewhere. The case also looks at alternative routes for the increase of the model in East Africa. Students are several specific challenges that illustrate the growing tension between Honey Care original commitment to the farmers and their prospects for international take-off presents and are asked to suggest alternative model reconfigurations to resolve this tension.
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Oana Branzei,
Michael Valente
Source: Ivey Publishing
19 pages.
Publication Date: Aug 20, 2007. Prod #: 907M60-PDF-ENG
Honey Care Africa: A tripartite model for sustainable beekeeping HBR case solution

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