Brian Caouette

  • Farm Builders

  • 2010 Global Fellow

Brian Caouette
  • Farm Builders

  • 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.

Personal Bio

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. As of 2017, Brian Caouette is the co-Founder and CEO of OnFrontiers. 

  • Issue Area ?

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    Poverty Alleviation Economic Development

  • Organization/Fellow Location ?

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    New York, United States

  • Impact Location ?

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  • Organization Structure ?

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    For-profit

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