Hybrid Agribusiness Value Chain a Social Enterprise Case in Minya, Egypt
Ali H. Awni:
Nagwan Ibrahim Farage Lashin:
June 2016
The Case is centered on Ahmed Dakrouri as a successful social entrepreneur. It describes his business model for forming a cooperative value chain between small farmers in Abou Korkas, Minya, in Upper Egypt. The model utilizes a hybrid approach that combines commercial entities for producing medicinal and aromatic plants for local and export markets, with Civil Service Organizations that deliver upgrading and other social services to small farmers. The case describes the background of the social entrepreneur, his approach for gaining the trust of the small farmers and the community, and the hybrid value chain model used.
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