The Feed the Future funded Nigeria Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services Activity is leveraging ICT to promote video-enabled extension messaging to highlight the benefits of its identified and validated most impactful practices proven to enhance the productivity and livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Nigeria.
“We are increasingly having dry spells, floods, droughts across regions that haven’t experienced these,” says Aaron Sundsmo, Winrock’s senior director for Agriculture, Resilience and Water (ARW). “This is where our team steps in to really think through both what does the science say to try to better predict when the rains will start but how […]
“If we can restore those peatlands and protect the forests and peat that currently exists there, we can reduce one of the largest emission sources from the terrestrial land use sector in the world.” Winrock International’s Michael Netzer, technical lead for Geographic Information Systems on Winrock’s Ecosystems Services team, explains why conservation and restoration of […]
“Climate migration is right in front of us,” says Sarah Jakiel, Winrock’s senior director for Human Rights, Education and Empowerment. “The World Bank estimates that 143 million people will be displaced by the year 2050. This isn’t a choice. This is a human and a national security emergency.” In this Climate 1.5 episode, Jakiel highlights […]
“The services that forests provide – in terms of reducing the impacts of climate change and sequestering carbon – those benefits start to expand beyond just the individuals in the households who are living in that forest. We all are actually benefiting from PFES all over the world.” Winrock’s Brian Bean explains how the Payment […]
“There’s enough evidence that a lack of resilience will lead to greater economic shock, and the ongoing pandemic has given us enough evidence on the value of resilience.” Winrock’s Director of Sustainable Finance, Anmol Vanamali, explains the parallels and approaches vital to protecting and securing a thriving future against global crises.