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Director Heather Joffe Reyes

Heather Joffe Reyes is Chemonics’ project management unit director for the Colombia Rural Finance Initiative.

by Heather Joffe Reyes

Value Chain Finance with a Digital Twist

Back in 2015 while designing our approach for USAID’s Colombia Rural Finance Initiative (RFI), a Colombian colleague and I visited a sugar smallholder who had settled in the Meta department, fleeing the civil war. On his adobe walls hung a photograph of the farmer smiling proudly next to Colombia’s President Santos, who had visited their…