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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,…
Supporting Health Advances for Rural Employees (SHARE I and SHARE II)

Supporting Health Advances for Rural Employees (SHARE I and SHARE II)

Productivity is highest when employees are healthy. Increased sick time, disability, and employee turnover are all costly to employers. In rural areas, access to healthcare is limited, while rates of chronic disease are often much higher than in urban areas. For rural employers, this means that employees are more likely to have health concerns and […]
Kazakhstan Actions Against Trafficking in Children (KATCH)

Kazakhstan Actions Against Trafficking in Children (KATCH)

As a transit and destination location for migrants from the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan ─ Central Asia’s largest country ─ faces increased domestic and international migration, exacerbated by economic turmoil from the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. For example, thousands of undocumented Uzbekistani migrants transit into Kazakhstan each day via informal […]
B-PEMS AugroJatra: Program to End Modern Slavery

B-PEMS AugroJatra 

Bangladesh’s location, low-lying topography, high population density, and weak infrastructure make it highly susceptible to climate change-driven natural disasters. Vulnerable populations who lose their property or income in these events are at risk of becoming victims of trafficking in persons (TIP), as traffickers often prey on those who are desperate and without many options for […]
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…
Thailand Regional Agriculture Innovation Network (RAIN)

Thailand Regional Agriculture Innovation Network (RAIN)

The USDA-funded Thailand RAIN project identifies, validates, scales and shares climate-smart agriculture technologies and practices that have been validated through a rigorous, evidence-based, participatory process.
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 […]
Microbusiness Empowerment Project

Microbusiness Empowerment Project

The Microbusiness Empowerment Project will assist approximately 50 low-income Arkansas-based entrepreneurs, especially minority and female-owned businesses, with the mentorship, technical assistance, and business leadership skills they need to prepare for capital acquisition and deployment. Funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the project helps disadvantaged entrepreneurs seeking support with financial management, product and target market…
Science Venture Studio

Science Venture Studio at Winrock International

Science Venture Studio at Winrock International is a science-and-technology startup facilitator that helps promising new, Arkansas-based ventures commercialize and obtain federal funding. The SVS project works with early-stage companies to help them obtain critical, non-dilutive federal funding – front-end cash that does not require startup entrepreneurs to forfeit any equity in their new businesses. The…
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