Farmerlink project presentation: financing for renovation and technification of the coffee production of women in Antioquia and Chocó.

Mona McCord and María Hernández will present an update on the Farmerlink project.

When: Friday, April 21st, 2017
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (GMT-7, local time in Seattle)
Where: Hilton Seattle Hotel, 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States

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Meeting number: 730 447 153
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  • Project general information
  • Gender and technology
  • Component I: community knowledge workers + gender
  • Component II: farm management plans
  • Component III: ARET + farm investment plans
  • Component IV: monitoring and evaluation
  • Project results

Presentation led by: 

  1. Mona McCord: Mona has over fifteen years of international development experience working in Mali, Malawi, Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan. Mona's academic training is in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Davis where she earned a M.S. in International Agriculture Development. As a senior manager at Grameen Foundation, Mona works closely with program colleagues to transition ideas into project proposals and secures funding from foundations, corporations and government entities. Before joining Grameen Foundation, she worked as a program manager for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) designing and implementing an integrated food security program in Malawi, and evaluating the viability of various agriculture credit projects implemented by CRS in southern Africa.

    Mona currently resides in Davis, California but grew up in the greater Seattle area. 
  2. María Hernández: María has an international business degree from Eafit University and a Masters in International Cooperation from Ortega y Gasset University in Madrid, Spain. She has been working with Grameen Foundation for almost five years as a business analyst and overseeing all financial related aspects in the Colombia office. Over the last year and a half, she has been the project manager for Farmerlink: financing for renovation and technification of the coffee production of women in Antioquia and Chocó.