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Strengthening Landscape Management and Conservation

Strengthening Landscape Management and Conservation

India is home to some of the largest forests in south Asia, and is rich in wildlife and biodiversity. The ecosystems Indian landscapes support are home to hundreds of species of birds, reptiles, invertebrates and mammals, including Asian elephants and Bengal tigers. India’s forests also are home to communities who rely upon them for food,…
Demonstrating A Scalable Revenue Model for Community Solar Water Pumping in Ethiopia

Demonstrating A Scalable Revenue Model for Community Solar Water Pumping in Ethiopia

Working in 10 pilot communities in the Amhara region of Ethiopia, the project will facilitate local private developers to replace existing diesel-fueled community water pumps with solar-powered pumps. The goal is to demonstrate a revenue model that encourages private developers to invest in cleaner power systems in this sector, and to lay the groundwork for…
Market Transitions to Enable New Growth Opportunities

Market Transitions to Enable New Growth Opportunities

The USDA-funded Market Transitions to Enable New Growth Opportunities (MTENGO) project uses a farmer-first approach grounded in market incentives to increase resource-efficient, reliable agricultural production in Malawi in the face of climate unpredictability. MTENGO – which means both “value” and “foundation” in Chichewa, a native language spoken in Malawi ─ enables farmers to adopt climate…
Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water in Liberia

Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water in Liberia

In partnership with WaterAid and FEI Consulting, Winrock will use a phased capacity-building approach to empower and incentivize LGIs and WSPs to collaborate to improve and expand equitable and sustainable pay-for-use water services. This approach is built on a foundation of transparency, accountability, inclusivity, and continuous improvement through use of data and evidence for informed […]
West Africa Biodiversity and Low Emissions Development (WABiLED) activity

West Africa Biodiversity and Low Emissions Development (WABiLED) activity

The West Africa Biodiversity and Low Emissions Development activity promotes biodiversity conservation and supports climate-resilient, low emissions development in the West African countries of Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. As a partnering organization in this USAID activity, Winrock will support the development and implementation of rural livelihood activities that generate income and support…

Blue Carbon Feasibility Study for the Bahamas

The resiliency of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas under a changing climate depends on healthy coastal wetlands that protect communities from rising sea levels, saltwater intrusion, and increased frequency of storms. Mangroves are coastal wetlands with unique carbon and resiliency benefits, and can enhance the Bahamian government’s ability to mitigate and adapt to climate change…

USAID Reducing Pollution

The USAID Reducing Pollution activity is a five-year project that supports locally-driven initiatives that substantially reduce environmental pollution in Vietnam through a collective impact approach. The project will build the capacity of government, local nongovernmental organizations and private sector partners to prevent, mitigate and reduce environmental pollution, and increase the capacity of stakeholders to generate, […]

Global Nestlé Net Zero Project

Nestlé has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20 percent by 2025, to cut its GHG emissions in half by 2030, and to achieve net zero by 2050 – even as its business continues to grow. (For more details, see Nestlé Net Zero Roadmap.) Winrock International is supporting Nestlé to identify reduction…

Offset National Emissions through Sustainable Landscapes (ONE-SL)

As businesses strive to achieve a carbon neutral footprint and demand for carbon offsets increases, developing countries are seeking new ways to finance efforts to reduce emissions, including from forest land use. The Offset National Emissions through Sustainable Landscapes (ONE-SL) project aims to develop enhanced understanding and capacity for successful implementation of nested jurisdictional Reducing […]

Building Responsibility for the Delivery of Government Services (BRIDGE)

The U.S.-brokered 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement between Sudan and Southern Sudan provided for a referendum on secession in 2011, ushering in an era of promise that began officially on July 9, 2011, Independence Day for the new Republic of South Sudan. Before and after independence, Winrock worked with South Sudanese leaders and communities to begin…
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