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Winrock Forward

Feb 11 2016

Motivated by his own past, CEO Rodney Ferguson has positioned Winrock International to offer solutions to the world’s most challenging problems Interview by Chris Warren Long before Rodney Ferguson became President and CEO of Winrock International, he was keenly aware of how development work can transform lives. As a young boy growing up in small-town […]
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Working hand in hand with families, communities & nations so children can thrive in school

Dec 10 2015

Winrock International promotes access to safe education by improving children’s physical safety and emotional well-being, and fostering an enabling environment in which children can thrive. This means helping communities and schools create safe, supportive spaces for girls and boys alike; empowering families and communities to monitor children’s safety; and improving families’ livelihoods so they are […]
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Blog: Climate Change Finance — Actions More Valuable Than Words

Dec 7 2015

By Robert O’Sullivan, Environment GroupDecember 7, 2015, Paris, COP 21 The tension between environmental and economic priorities has existed since the very first environmental concern was raised, and is one of the key issues at the heart of international and domestic climate policy. Reducing emissions and adapting to inevitable climate change has global and local […]

Blog: The Conference of the Parties in Paris — A Bird’s-Eye View

Dec 4 2015

By Ken Andrasko, Environment Group December 4, 2015, Paris, COP 21 Paris is the City of Light, and of love. And of a dozen TV shows in prime time where panelists argue about books. Seriously — a dozen. Paris just faced one of its most momentous challenges to French culture and values in the coordinated […]
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Education in South Sudan: Breaking down barriers, building safe spaces

Dec 2 2015

Winrock International promotes access to safe education by improving children’s physical safety and emotional well-being, and fostering an enabling environment in which children can thrive. This means helping communities and schools create safe, supportive spaces for girls and boys alike; empowering families and communities to monitor children’s safety; and improving families’ livelihoods so they are […]
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A Safe Space for School-Age Girls in Côte d’Ivoire

Nov 24 2015

Winrock International promotes access to safe education by improving children’s physical safety and emotional well-being, and fostering an enabling environment in which children can thrive. This means helping communities and schools create safe, supportive spaces for girls and boys alike; empowering families and communities to monitor children’s safety; and improving families’ livelihoods so they are […]
David Lambert

A Compassionate Champion: Remembering David Lambert

Nov 3 2015

When David Patterson Lambert passed away last month, one thing was certain: his final days — like countless days and years that came before — were spent working to end world hunger. David, 75, of Washington, D.C., died in his sleep in the early morning hours of Oct. 16, 2015. Nobody who knew him would […]

Kicking illiteracy out of South Sudan

Sep 30 2015

JUBA, Central Equatoria, South Sudan (September 2015) — The boy stood at the microphone reading the story of two kids and a lost ball. Confidence amplified his words as he loudly and clearly enunciated every word. Relishing the moment—with an audience captivated by the performance—Samuel Pitia David seemed energized by the buzzing crowd as they laughed […]

Cuba’s tasty transformation: los paladares

Sep 28 2015

By Bikash Pandey HAVANA (September 28, 2015) — The word of the day is paladares. These popular eating places used to be, literally, in peoples’ homes when they were first legalized starting in the early 1990s, as part of Cuba’s reluctant opening up in response to the economic crisis post-USSR. As an alternative to government […]
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