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Arkansas Apprenticeship Pathways Initiative

Navigating workforce skills training and job opportunities isn’t always intuitive, which is why Winrock provides assistance to underserved job seekers in Arkansas, as they pursue much-needed training and employment. In cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services — which received a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor — Winrock provides outreach on registered…

Building Capacity for Regional Food Systems

Increasing awareness that local food is nutritious and good for both the environment and the economy has propelled the growth of regional food economies. In order to encourage more investment in regional food systems and sustainable agriculture, it’s important to showcase the benefits to local economies and communities. This program seeks to build awareness by…

Tanzania WARIDI

Reliable access to water is critical for Tanzania’s economy, food security, environmental sustainability and public health. USAID’s Water Resources Integration Development Initiative (WARIDI) promotes integrated water resources management and service delivery to address water security challenges across Tanzania and ensure reliable and sustainable access to water. Winrock leads several components of the program, including working…

Bangladesh FY15 Food for Peace (Nobo Jatra)

Poverty and food insecurity are inextricably linked in Bangladesh. Particularly vulnerable are women, youth and those in areas of the country most likely to be impacted by climate change. The goal of this program is to improve nutrition and food security through training in entrepreneurship, improved production of high-value foods as well as reliable access…

ARISE Teacher Support Program

Overcrowded classrooms, low pay and limited professional development makes it hard to be a teacher in Malawi. And low teacher morale makes it tough for children to get a quality education. Japan Tobacco International, which sources much of its tobacco in Malawi and funds the ARISE pilot program there, is providing training and resources to teachers in…
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Robert D. & Elizabeth Havener Scholarships for African Women

While great strides have been made to expand opportunities for African women, social and economic factors still leave many disadvantaged. This exclusion of women from leadership positions and participation in the economy prevents the continent from reaching its potential. By providing scholarships, this program advances the high-level involvement of women in agricultural and environmental fields…

Room to Learn South Sudan (RtL)

Civil war and violence have devastated South Sudan’s infrastructure and kept generations of children out of school. To combat the resulting challenges, Room to Learn, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Parent Teacher Associations, works to offer a safe and quality education to children and youth around the country. Fundamentally,…
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