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Winrock Overview


Nikki Zimmerman

on 18 January 2010

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Transcript of Winrock Overview

Winrock International Overview Mission: Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. Headquarters: Little Rock Arkansas
Field Locations: Hundreds of Locations Around the World Areas of Work:

Empowerment & Civic Engagement
Enterprise & Agriculture
Environment: Forestry, Energy & Ecosystems Funding:
US Government
Multilateral Organizations
Private Donors
Corporations History:
Created 1985
Founded by John D. Rockafeller 3rd
Merger of International Agricultural Development Service, the Winrock International Livestock Research and Training Center, and the Agricultural Development Council (A/D/C)
A/D/C began as a graduate level scholarship program for students from Asia
Major Winrock program in the past: Farmer to Farmer technical assistance Sudan: BRIDGE Program

To solidify and deliver peace dividends in Northern Bahr el Ghazal , Warrap, and Unity border states.

Democracy & Governance
Community Development
Livelihoods & Food Security
Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Funder: USAID
Budget: About 50 million over 3 years
Partners: ACDI/VOCA, PACT, GOAL, RIT IMPACT Criticisms:
Contract Centered
Large Bureaucracy Net Assets in 2008: $83,346,198 My Role:
Monitoring & Evaluation
Conference Support
GIS Mapping of Interventions Increased Agricultural Productivity (Ox-ploughs)
Community Empowerment (Community Action Groups; PTAs)
Improved Teacher Capacity and Quality
Connecting the Central Government to the Local Governments
Improved Access to Clean Water (Boreholes)
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