Exercise | February 2009 (Revised June 2012)

Congo River Basin Project: Role for Dr. Beni

by Kathleen L. McGinn, Deborah M. Kolb, Anne Acosta and Cailin B. Hammer


The director of a research coalition and the founder/coordinator of an NGO consortium meet to discuss the possibility of jointly drafting a proposal for an integrated research and development project in the Congo River basin. Approved projects will receive an annual operating budget of $2 million. Together they must develop a joint plan for how the money should be spent.

Keywords: Decision Choices and Conditions; Negotiation Process; Projects; Research and Development; Non-Governmental Organizations; Cooperation; Congo Basin;


McGinn, Kathleen L., Deborah M. Kolb, Anne Acosta, and Cailin B. Hammer. "Congo River Basin Project: Role for Dr. Beni." Harvard Business School Exercise 909-041, February 2009. (Revised June 2012.)