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Winrock International

August 2016

Saving Cambodia’s Ecosystem — One Click at a Time

Aug 31 2016

A complicated digital tool is about to be unveiled. It was planned and tested for months, was carefully conceived and designed with detailed stakeholder feedback and consultation. It could make a real difference in the health of Cambodia’s fragile ecosystems. But Mike Netzer is nervous. In his mind’s eye, he sees the little spinning wheel that […]

The Coffee Has Landed

Aug 25 2016

Burmese specialty beans hit the international market. And Winrock is there to celebrate. On August 23, the first shipment of Burmese specialty coffee beans in the United States was ground, brewed and poured at La Colombe Coffee Roasters in Washington, D.C. It was the last step in an improbable voyage that connected 6,000 Burmese coffee growers […]

Press Release: Burmese Specialty Coffee Hits The World Market

Aug 19 2016

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. — On Tuesday, August 23, Winrock International, the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Coffee Quality Institute celebrate the arrival of Burmese specialty coffee on the world stage with a special cupping of Myanmar Community Coffee at La Colombe Coffee Roasters, 900 Sixth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Chris Miller, lead roaster […]

Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong

Aug 1 2016

This portrait is part of the USAID Vietnam Clean Energy Program’s series on women champions in the Vietnamese construction sector, featuring women who have made strides in this male-dominated field, coming from diverse backgrounds and with different interests, but bound together by the common themes of a strong work ethic, love of country, a strong […]