The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is committed to "pioneering a global supply chain approach
" to fight human trafficking where exploitation and abuse remain widespread.
How can the youth in Cambodia fight human trafficking? Check out this video to see the innovative ways these Community Youth Network members brainstorm on their roles regarding this critical issue.
Winrock is helping a Nigerian agency increase energy access through improved technical oversight.
Winrock's volunteer of the month for August is Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer Dr. Anil Shrestha, a professor of weed science at California State University in Fresno, Calif. Shrestha, who was born and raised in Nepal, was notably Winrock’s first volunteer in Nepal after this year’s devastating earthquake. Read more at the Winrock Volunteer blog.
From Aug. 11-13, smallholder farmers in Myanmar got a first-hand look at a new soybean variety at a demo plot created by the Value Chains for Rural Development project. The project will conduct 72 "Field Days" at 12 demo plots through Sept. 9 to help increase yields for smallholder farmers.
Miss this month's webinar about the “One Page Cost Benefit Analysis Tool”? Recently created by Farm Credit, this tool is designed to make financial decisions a little easier. Visit the webinar archive to find out how this powerfully simple tool can help your business today.
On Aug. 2, Standard Chartered Bank recognized two farmers from the Climate-Resilient Ecosystems and Livelihoods project in Bangladesh with the 2015 Agro Award—for integrated farming and for vermicompost application.
Jon Winsten presented Winrock's innovative work (funded by Great Lakes Protection Fund) on "Reducing Nutrient Loads from Agriculture Using Pay-for-Performance Conservation" at World Water Week on Aug. 27.
Winrock’s 2014 annual report is now available. The report provides a financial account of the organization and highlights the global impact of our projects.
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