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Managing Director, Food Systems
Joe Boulier has more than 12 years of experience implementing development projects around the world, including 7 years of experience leading teams overseas in developing countries. Joe works closely with private sector companies to develop sustainable sourcing projects that improve farmers’ productivity, lower the cost of production, and improve household incomes. Joe has a background in agricultural commodity marketing, rural loan development, change management, project start up, financial and transaction analysis, and program strategy. Joe currently serves as a program director based in Washington, DC responsible for supporting Tanager’s India portfolio of projects in India as well as overseeing Tanager’s procurement systems. Previously, Joe led a team in Mozambique that successfully implemented post-harvest technical assistance programs with first-time cooperatives and associations selling maize to the World Food Programme with less than 2% loss rates. He also helped local finance institutions develop loan products for distressed cooperatives and associations with low levels of collateral. Joe holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University.