Bioceres: AG Biotechnology from Argentina

Roberto Feeney, Carlos Perez, Pablo Mac Clay


In this case we present a business decision-making situation in which the CEO of an Argentine Ag Biotech company, Bioceres, has to decide the best way to commercialize a new drought-tolerant transgenic technology. The company was founded by twenty three farmers, who shared a common dream that Argentina could become a benchmark in the development of Ag biotechnology. The case has strategic and financial implications, as well as decision-making situation involving a joint venture with an American biotechnology company. It also introduces to discussion the business models of Ag biotechnology companies in developing countries.


Business Case; Ag Biotechnology; Joint-Ventures; Business Models

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ISSN 1869-6945


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