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This case analyzes the challenges facing PANDA, a private-sector interest group, as they decide how to move forward in a complex political environment. Students must keep in mind the nature of the political regime in Pandora, the various components and goals of PANDA, and the relative positions of other political stakeholders.

Mahiz Shewen is the president of the Pandoran Development Authority (PANDA), a group of private sector leaders with civic action interests in the Southeast Asian republic of Pandora.

A development project leads a rural Philippine village into setting up a cooperative to build a fish sanctuary. Farmers and fishermen fall out over raising the necessary capital, leaving the village in disharmony and the project facing death.

This case offers students an opportunity to discuss rural development.

This two-day simulation focuses on the negotiation of controversial and complex issues related to the 2,000-mile border that separates and joins the United States and Mexico as neighbors. Originally designed for an Introduction to Latin American & Latino Studies course, the simulation can also be used in other academic settings to highlight the complexity of international negotiations, to help students identify with a non-U.S. perspective, and/or to showcase the practical and emotional implications of theoretical foreign policy.

This two-day simulation focuses on the negotiation of controversial and complex issues related to the 2,000-mile border that separates and joins the United States and Mexico as neighbors.

Illustrates a typical situation of a developing country where privatization or commercialization of public authority has taken place. Students must search for ways to balance useful market forces with comprehensive government planning.

This finely woven case takes place in Marinesia and depicts the joint efforts of an overseas cooperation agency and a government aid agency to investigate the pollution of the Manzana River, which

This case serves as a basis for class discussion of why good policy ideas might fail to be implemented or taken up on the agenda. Dr. Viau’s perspective allows students to consider the strategic planning and framing necessary in developing, presenting, and advocating a policy idea in a complex environment.

Dr. Albert Viau has developed a national physician’s assistant program to help solve the problem of rural health service delivery in Republica, a mountainous Central American country.

A local Philippine organization collaborates with PATH, an international nonprofit organization to implement an environmental management project. This case gives students an opportunity to consider the dilemmas that commonly arise in institutional relationships between culturally dissimilar organizations.

This case is written from the perspective of Lemia Simbulan, director of the Andres Soriano Foundation (ASF), a local Philippine organization collaborating with PATH, an international nonprofit org