A Hybrid Agribusiness Value Chain: The Case of a Horticulture Social Enterprise in Minya, Egypt
El Khazendar Business Research and Case Center
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.
Entrepreneurship in the Arab World: Ten Case Studies
The American University in Cairo Press
Ahmed Dakrouri, entrepreneur, Minya, NGO, social entrepreneurship, farmers
Awni, A. H.
(2011).A Hybrid Agribusiness Value Chain: The Case of a Horticulture Social Enterprise in Minya, Egypt. The American University in Cairo Press. , 127-144
Ibrahim, Nagwan, et al.
A Hybrid Agribusiness Value Chain: The Case of a Horticulture Social Enterprise in Minya, Egypt. The American University in Cairo Press, 2011.pp. 127-144