awarded Winrock International $1.5 million as an Associate Award under the Farmer-to-Farmer (FtF) LWA. The Mali Agriculture Value Enhancement Network (MAVEN)
is designed to provide solutions and support to facilitate improvements in the agriculture sector. The program will field 70 additional volunteer consultants over three years, bringing the total of FtF volunteers in Mali to 110.
With an eye toward generating greater public awareness of social problems while increasing youth involvement, the Second Youth Short Film Contest took place at the end of March in Khabarovsk, Russia. The film contest—
funded by USAID
through Winrock International’s LIDER
began with training on short film production and with classes concerning important social topics.
The Gold Award for Medium Employer Category was awarded to Winrock International as part of the 2010 Governor’s Work-Life Balance Awards
. The awards ceremony, presented by The Arkansas Department of Human Services
, “celebrates companies that focus on the needs of their employees, ultimately strengthening their workers, their businesses, and Arkansas,” wrote Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe.
On May 3, approximately 150 people gathered to help celebrate Winrock International’s 25th anniversary in Arlington, Va., for the second in a series of worldwide events that will commemorate Winrock’s efforts to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunities and sustain natural resources. The event was also an opportunity to showcase Winrock’s new sustainable office space.
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