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March 2023

Winrock’s Aaron Sundsmo joins Devex panel on water security and climate-smart solutions

March 30, 2023

Aaron Sundsmo, Winrock’s associate vice president for Agriculture, Resilience and Water, spoke about Winrock’s approach to strengthening water security and supporting climate change adaptation through climate-resilient agriculture practices at Devex’s WASH Works 2023.  The Devex panel on March 23rd was held in parallel with the UN 2023 Water Conference to examine “ways in which water, […]

USAID Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water in Liberia Activity celebrates World Water Day 2023

March 22, 2023

MONROVIA, March 22, 2023 ─ On November 1, 2022, the U.S. Agency for International Development/Liberia (USAID/Liberia) awarded Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water in Liberia Activity, implemented by Winrock International in partnership with WaterAid and FEI Consulting LLC. Made possible by the assistance from the American people, this five-year, $17.9 million project aims to elevate […]

The Climate Q&A…

March 20, 2023

What is ONE-SL, and what excites you most about the project and its progress in supporting emission reductions from reducing deforestation? The Offset National Emissions through Sustainable Landscapes (ONE-SL) project aims to support countries in developing an operational jurisdictional REDD+ program with nested projects that can attract private sector funding. REDD+ stands for Reducing Emissions […]

Ukraine’s heroines: Women leaders provide critical services amid catastrophic war

March 14, 2023

The destruction, danger and loss of life in Ukraine today is too vast to measure, but statistics give some sense of scope. One year into Russia’s expanded war against Ukraine, the U.N. is reporting 18 million people in need and 21,793 civilian casualties, including 8,173 civilian deaths – numbers that the U.N. itself acknowledges represent […]

USAID Administrator Samantha Power visits women-led partner of Winrock International in Vietnam

March 13, 2023

During her recent trip to Vietnam, USAID Administrator Samantha Power kicked off International Women’s Day with a visit to a women-led startup firm partnering with the USAID Reducing Pollution activity implemented by Winrock International.  The five-year USAID Reducing Pollution project supports locally driven initiatives to sustainably reduce environmental pollution in the country through a collective […]

Pulaski Academy to Represent Arkansas at Make48’s National Competition

March 13, 2023

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARK. ─ MARCH 7, 2023 ─ Six Central Arkansas teams were tasked to create a prototype of a singular interactive experience based on the history of the Trail of Tears at the first Make48 competition held in Arkansas at the Innovation Hub on the weekend of October 6, 2022. The Trail of Tears was a tragic […]

I was once a victim of human trafficking. Now I help bring other victims home safely from Cambodia to Bangladesh.

March 1, 2023

I am a survivor of human trafficking and modern slavery. From April-September 2022, I was forced to work in a scamming compound in Sihanoukville, Cambodia and was sold 4 times for as much as $10,000 to different companies that operated within the compound. It was a hell-like experience as the compounds used violence to control […]