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June 2022

Acting together: Understanding and fostering collective impact are key to the USAID Reducing Pollution project in Vietnam

June 30, 2022

In 2020, when I received my master’s degree in climate change from Vietnam National University in Hanoi, I had already been working in the environmental sector on and off for over 10 years. My experiences in health, tourism and education during those years were valuable for many reasons, including that they crystallized for me that […]

Liberia approves Hazardous and Light Work Lists, Ratifies ILO Convention 138

June 27, 2022

The government of Liberia has formally approved a Hazardous Work List and a Light Work List to regulate child work and labor and has ratified ILO Convention No. 138 on the minimum age to work. Minister of Labor Councillor Charles Gibson made the announcement at a Winrock-supported event in Monrovia on June 13 to commemorate […]

The Climate Q&A…

June 21, 2022

You are Winrock’s first senior advisor for climate change. What’s included in your remit?  Winrock has a long history of thought leadership and program implementation that empowers local communities, governments, civil society, and the private sector to mitigate and adapt to climate change. So, the good news is that although I am technically “the first” senior […]

Announcing the Inaugural Friends of Winrock

June 20, 2022

June 20, 2022 – Winrock International today announced the inception of a new, collaborative initiative called Friends of Winrock to amplify the scope and impact of the organization as its work expands and confronts increasingly complex new challenges.  “This new network doubles down on one of our most highly-valued assets: our diverse array of multi-talented, […]

USAID and the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education Launch New Project to Improve Quality of Early Education

June 10, 2022

The following press release was originally issued by USAID/Bangladesh: Dhaka, June 7 – Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Kathryn Stevens joined the Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education (MoPME) Mr. Md. Aminul Islam Khan and Director General of the Directorate of Primary Education (DPE) Mr. Alamgir Mohammed […]

Nina Etyemezian Named Winrock’s Senior Director of Human Rights, Education & Empowerment

June 7, 2022

Winrock International is pleased to announce that Nina Etyemezian has been named senior director of its Human Rights, Education & Empowerment (HREE) group. Over the past two decades, Nina has worked for a broad array of nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and government and multilateral agencies. Nina has provided strategic planning, technical support and business growth […]

Building Safe Food Systems, Protecting Public Health and Improving Agricultural Trade Prospects in the Philippines

June 7, 2022

Dagupan City sits on the Lingayen Gulf, about 135 miles due north of Manila in the Philippines. It has been a regional market center for centuries but has recently gained wider fame as “the Bangus Capital of the World.” Bangus, also known as milkfish, is one of the oldest farmed fish species in Asia. Over […]