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Progress to catalyze jurisdictional REDD+-4

Progress to catalyze Jurisdictional REDD+

Feb 8 2024

This blog post was originally published on Feb. 2, 2024 by the Environmental Defense Fund at EDF.org. It was authored by Angela Churie Kallhauge, executive vice president, impact at Environmental Defense Fund, with contributions from Katie Goslee, director of nature-based solutions, Winrock International; Stephanie Wang, associate director, Wildlife Conservation Society; Jason Funk, REDD+ strategy director at Conservation International; […]
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Inside Climate News spotlights Winrock International’s work in Florida’s Everglades Agricultural Area

Feb 7 2024

Inside Climate News, a Pulitzer Prize-winning nonprofit news organization focused on climate reporting and analysis, cited Winrock International’s carbon assessment work in Florida’s Everglades Agricultural Area in a feature story. The article, entitled “In the Florida Everglades, a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hotspot,” by Florida-based reporter Amy Green, states: “Growing evidence suggests that draining the water […]
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USAID supports MSMEs to improve smallholder farmers’ access to agro-inputs

Feb 6 2024

This story and accompanying photos were published originally on usaid.gov/nigeria. Yarima Agro Inputs and Services is the only service provider in land preparation in Saminaka Community, Lere Local Government Area, Kaduna State. In the past, the firm was selling agro-inputs with no advisory services to farmers on the proper use of the products. As a result, […]

Delta communities collaborate with Winrock to shape a prosperous future 

Feb 5 2024

On an unseasonably warm mid-November day in Arkansas, five members of Winrock International’s Board of Directors accompanied a group of U.S.-based senior executives and Winrock program staff on an excursion to a unique destination: the Arkansas Delta. Arkansans know “the Delta” as it’s referred to regionally, but the patchwork of mostly flat, open-field farms and […]
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United States and El Salvador inaugurate ultrasonic buoys in the Lempa River

Feb 2 2024

This story and photos were originally published by the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador on sv.usembassy.gov. The U.S. Government, through its U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), provided funding for the Upper Lempa River Basin Project. Ambassador Duncan presented ANDA El Salvador with a buoy system that will control harmful algae and ensure the water […]
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Rolling Stone cites Winrock International’s carbon assessment work in Florida’s Everglades

Jan 30 2024

A feature story in Rolling Stone magazine about impacts of the sugar industry in Florida’s Everglades cites a carbon assessment conducted by Winrock’s Ecosystem Services team.  The article, “A Fire in the River: Big Sugar and ‘Black Snow’ in the Everglades,” was published online on Jan. 7, 2024. The story also appears in the magazine’s […]
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Winrock International announces 2023 staff photo contest winners

Jan 24 2024

At Winrock, we believe in the power of a well-told story. Throughout human history, storytelling has been our best tool for relating, remembering, teaching, influencing and connecting. As the old saying goes, a picture is worth 1,000 words. This was the origin of the 2023 Winrock photo contest. Entries could focus on any aspect of […]

Dedicated leaders advance Central Asia’s efforts to combat human trafficking

Jan 18 2024

This story was originally published by USAID Kyrgyz Republic. Millions of Central Asians leave their homes each year in search of more lucrative job opportunities. However, due to insufficient protection of migrants’ rights and safe migration routes, many are at risk of exploitation. For the past 20 years, the U.S. Department of State has published […]

USAID Kyrgyz Republic features: “Migrant.kg provides a ray of hope for Kyrgyz Republic labor migrants”

Jan 16 2024

The USAID Safe Migration in Central Asia activity, which aims to strengthen the mutual accountability of governments, NGOs and the private sector to prevent trafficking in persons, protect survivors, and promote safe migration, is featured in an article published by USAID Kyrgyz Republic Exposure. “Migrant.kg provides a ray of hope for Kyrgyz Republic labor migrants” […]
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The Climate Q&A…

Jan 8 2024

What are some of the challenges people face in accessing potable water in rural parts of Ethiopia? Ethiopia is the second most populous country in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the World Health Organization, 43% of the population does not have access to an improved water source. Ethiopia is in the Horn of Africa region, which […]
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