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A community’s effort to educate its children

Jan 5 2024

Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4, which focuses on inclusive and equitable quality education, is a challenge, as approximately 57 million primary school-aged children remain out of school, most of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Among them were 35 kindergarten-aged children in Essonkrom, Ghana, until their parents and other community members, with support from the U.S. Department […]
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Wallace Center report details impact of USDA’s Local Food Purchase Assistance program

Dec 21 2023

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Local Food Purchase Assistance (LFPA) program was created to connect local farmers, and particularly what the agency deems “socially disadvantaged” producers, with underserved communities experiencing food insecurity. Approximately 13%of the U.S. population is food insecure. Food insecurity and other challenges (including limited access to capital and land) are compounded for Black, Indigenous, People […]

Winrock’s Senior Technical Director for Climate featured in Inside Climate News

Dec 4 2023

Winrock International’s Senior Technical Director for Climate Molly Hellmuth is featured in an article published in Inside Climate News about the recent release of the U.S. Fifth National Climate Assessment. Hellmuth served as the lead author of the international chapter of the NCA5, a Congressionally mandated assessment that is published once every four years. The […]

USAID Kyrgyz Republic features: “Resilience and Triumph: The Inspiring Journey of a Survivor”

Dec 1 2023

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. “Resilience and Triumph: The Inspiring Journey of a Survivor” shares the story […]

Innovation Hub hosts Make48 national competition in North Little Rock

Nov 27 2023

Eight teams from across the country faced off at Winrock’s Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub for a soon-to-be-televised competition aimed at tackling one of the most complex social challenges in the U.S.: How to help members of the nation’s vast unhoused population successfully transition into new homes. Make48 is a national invention competition, recorded for future […]

Transforming livelihoods through improved access to finance and aquaculture

Nov 27 2023

Arlene Lim spent years laboring at a shipyard in Subic, Philippines, putting in grueling hours with frequent overtime shifts. But life changed when the COVID pandemic forced the shipyard’s closure. With little savings, the 31-year-old Lim and her family left Subic, returning to their hometown of Dagupan City, known as the “Milkfish Capital of the […]

Private-led agricultural extension key to sustainable food systems in Africa

Nov 16 2023

The work of the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services Activity implemented by Winrock featured prominently at the 6th Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week – a major continental conference that occurs every two years.  Hosted this year in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, the event kicked […]

“It’s time to give back:” Winrock’s Volunteer of the Year supports locally-driven farming solutions in West Africa

Oct 19 2023

How does an information technology auditor with a law degree and a doctorate in developmental studies become an expert on using maggots to transform organic waste into food-boosting compost?  For the answer to that question, you must meet Winrock’s 2023 Farmer to Farmer Volunteer of the Year, Dr. Isaac Zama of Fairfax, Virginia.    He […]

American Carbon Registry is Now ACR Underscoring Promise to Deliver Ambitious Climate Results

Oct 9 2023

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — American Carbon Registry is now ACR. The new name underscores the organization’s longstanding promise to deliver Ambitious Climate Results, and better reflects the work being done by ACR’s team of experts across different sectors, geographies, markets, and services.  Known as ACR by partners and clients for over a decade, the American […]
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