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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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USAID Asia CTIP: Evidence2Action conference collaborates on survivor-centered approaches

Jan 16 2024

By the USAID Asia Counter Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) project team at Winrock International. Have you ever wondered how survivor narratives are able to not just inspire, but actively reshape the landscape of counter-trafficking interventions? This increasingly salient theme was at the core of a series of workshops, dialogues and conversations at the 2023 Evidence2Action […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]
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Winrock joins new Jurisdictional REDD+ Technical Assistance Partnership Announced at COP28

Dec 20 2023

This news release was originally issued Dec. 8, 2023 on jtapartnership.org. DUBAI — The formation of a new Jurisdictional REDD+ Technical Assistance Partnership, JTAP, was announced today at COP28. The initial group of partner organizations, Conservation International, Climate Law and Policy, Environmental Defense Fund, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Winrock International’s Ecosystem Services Unit, are actively seeking […]

Winrock joins consortium to help mobilize finance to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation

Dec 8 2023

Winrock has joined a consortium led by Ricardo that will deliver the UK Technical Assistance Programme for LEAF, aimed at helping governments mobilize finance for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation: a major global driver of climate change. Ricardo, a global strategic environmental and engineering consulting company, is leading the consortium, which will deliver […]
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