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Chief of Party Anne Spahr
Anne Spahr is a micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) finance and business development specialist with more than 15 years of experience designing and overseeing initiatives to facilitate finance and improve livelihoods for farmers, fishermen, and small business owners in developing countries and the United States. She previously served as the chief of party of the USAID-funded Asia and Middle East Economic Growth Best Practices project. Anne developed a guide for the Inter-American Development Bank on agricultural value chain finance in Latin America, including a review of impact investors and other financial institutions in Honduras, Mexico, Peru, and the United States. She holds an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in Latin American studies and Spanish literature from Cornell University.
by Anne Spahr
Anne Spahr is the chief of party of the USAID-funded Asia and Middle East Economic Growth (AMEG) Best Practices Project. She is a micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) finance and business development specialist with more than 10 years of experience working with farmers, fishers, and small business owners in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and…
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