Winrock Innovations Newsletter | October 2016
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New Desks Make the Grade

THE FELLOWSHIP OF FARMERS 
Winrock Sponsors Historic Visit of Cuban Farmers to the U.S. — the First in 50 Years

Cody Hopkins taught high school physics in Rhode Island before returning home to found a 250-acre sustainable farm in Arkansas. Yurien Bec Jelis lives a thousand miles away in Cuba, where he is president of a farmers’ cooperative that produces everything from building materials to 42 types of fruit. The men don't speak the same language, and they have little else in common. But to watch them interact on a Searcy County field is to understand the fellowship of farmers — a bond that transcends all boundaries.

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HOT OFF THE PRESS! 
220 projects, 40 countries. Winrock's latest annual report covers everything from staying cool in Pakistan to opening a tap in Tanzania. 
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AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE WORLD FOOD PRIZE 
This year's award honored nutritionally fortified crops. Winrock was there to honor tradition — and partners like SAFE.
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RESIN TORCHES LIGHT THE NIGHT 
They're a new source of light and income for farmers in Cambodia, providing sustainable jobs from a renewable resource.
 
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THE ULTIMATE REWARD 
A 30-year Farmer-to-Farmer veteran sees his teaching bear fruit. 
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FROM SCHOOL TO FIELD 
Dr. Jeff Mutimba has spent his career helping farmers prosper.  
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Winrock in the News


The Huffington Post: Pandey on Nepal's Climate Leadership

Modern Ghana: AgNRM Project Launches in Northern Ghana 

Khmer Times: Winrock Sponsors Award-Winning Rathunter Team
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