KEEPING MIGRANTS SAFE
Winrock’s counter-trafficking work takes on new importance in an age of COVID-19
The worldwide pandemic has closed borders, reduced air travel and disrupted life around the globe. It has been especially difficult for migrants, those trapped far from home in Thailand, Cambodia and other countries where they can no longer work but cannot leave — or where they have returned but can’t find employment. As the U.S. government’s largest implementer of counter-trafficking work, Winrock has made the safety and security of migrants a top priority — and is thinking hard
INSIDE THE LIFE OF A PROJECT LEADER
As chief of party of the Vietnam Forests and Deltas Program, Brian Bean works to strengthen ties between people and the natural world. He also enjoys an occasional night of karaoke.
AN EARLY ADOPTER IN MYANMAR
Su Su Aung helped lead a market-system transformation in Burma’s fast-growing coffee sector. Here’s what happened when one woman stepped up and made a change.
MEET THE PEOPLE OF PIER
The Private Investment for Enhanced Resilience (PIER) Project is mobilizing private-sector investment to support resilience to climate change. Here are the people making it happen.
WE LOVE OUR VOLUNTEERS!
Farmer-to-Farmer Project Director Jen Snow blogs about the 70 people who gave 1,400 days of their time, working through 59 organizations in nine countries.
WINROCK IN THE NEWS
– EXIM Bank: CEO Ferguson quoted in release on renewable energy stakeholders
– Climatelinks: Editor’s Pick of natural resource management tools includes Eco Game
– Feed the Future Newsletter: KISAN II empowers community response to COVID-19
– Tashkent Times: USAID commits $2M to Winrock project for safe migration in Central Asia