Winrock International, the Arkansas Women's Business Center, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the University of Arkansas at Hope and Texarkana will host the Arkansas Farmers’ Market Vendor & Manager Training on March 10, in Hope, Ark. Register to learn how to grow your markets and increase profitability
The USAID Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests project, and its partners, provided significant support to the development of the Provincial REDD+ Action Plan in Vietnam, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 27 percent (compared with 2010 levels) by 2020. The result of that support is a gender-inclusive low-emissions development plan for the Lam Dong forestry sector that meets the requirements of international standards and the local context, and also embodies the efforts of various government departments, organizations, experts and communities. Read more.
USAID officials (including South & Central Asia Office Director Bradley Bessire and Deputy Mission Director Paul Sabatine) traveled to the Bangladesh Sundarbans this week to visit some Climate Resilient Ecosystems and Livelihoods project sites. Winrock is proud to implement this project that is improving livelihoods while protecting vulnerable ecosystems. See photos from the visit on the USAID Bangladesh Facebook page.
John Fisk, director of the Wallace Center at Winrock International, will be speaking about sustainable food practices at the City of Little Rock's Sixth Annual Sustainability Summit on April 9. Register for the summit.
Read about how the USAID Tibetan Sustainable Environmental Resources for Increased Economic Growth project in China helped Tibetan herders revive land that was damaged by climate change.
More than 75 speakers converged at the first-ever Food Tank Summit in January to share ideas and facilitate discussions around multiple food and agriculture topics. Winrock’s John Fisk participated in a panel session dedicated to Democratizing Innovation. Watch this video to hear what Fisk had to say.
Winrock is recruiting Chief of Party candidates for an anticipated Building Liberia’s Value Chains Project, focusing on increasing smallholder farmer incomes. Advanced degree in agribusiness, agronomy, or related field required. Submit a resume and cover letter referencing Liberia BLiV COP by March 30, 2015.
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