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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 […]

Developing climate-responsive agricultural extension and advisory services: lessons and opportunities

Jan 8 2024

February 22, 2024GMT-005, 9:00-10:00 am (America, New York) Climate change is affecting the lives of everyone on the planet, with smallholder agricultural producers in low and middle-income countries being disproportionately affected. To mitigate the complex agricultural challenges posed by climate change, there is a need to sustainably increase agricultural productivity and incomes, adapt and build […]
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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 […]

How can regenerative grazing for dairy production provide wins for cows, farmers and climate change?

Jan 3 2024

By Jonathan Winsten Jon Winsten is an agricultural and environmental economist at Winrock International. Jon works at the interface of agriculture and the environment, focused on climate change and water quality. He pioneered some of the outcome-based incentive mechanisms that help farmers find the most cost-effective strategies to reduce impact on water quality and climate […]
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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 […]
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