Brian Caouette

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Brian Caouette

2010 Global Fellow
Founder of Farm Builders

Brian Caouette 2010 Global Fellow

Bold Idea 

Reduce poverty and transform Liberia’s rural communities by providing smallholder tree crop farmers with management services and access to long-term investment capital.


Brian Caouette is President of Farm Builders, a social enterprise providing integrated finance and management services to smallholder tree crop farmers in West Africa. Prior to Farm Builders, Brian led biomass supply acquisition, replanting and renewability, and public-private-partnership development for Buchanan Renewables, a clean energy company based in Liberia. Brian has also advised and helped secure financing for several international infrastructure projects, including the $5.2b Panama Canal expansion project. Brian was a Peace Corps volunteer (Republic of Panama) and holds a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA/ID) degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

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  • 2010
  • Global Fellow
  • Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
  • Food & Agriculture
  • For-Profit
  • Africa
  • Liberia

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