In this issue:
Russian Timber Company Profits from FOREST
Solar Projects Grows
Earns Top Rating
for Fiscal Management
India, Rabo India Finance
In China, swine producers and
feed suppliers are learning about animal nutrition and the use of
high quality feed grains and
protein sources to enhance
health and production.
High Performance Swine Production training programs also
focus on business management,
breeding, food safety, and waste treatment.
volunteers are helping Senegalese farmers make changes to increase
vegetable quality and production.
Profits from FOREST Project Technology
a FOREST Project partner company, is installing four biomass-fired
boilers to power 10 to 12 dry kilns. Use of biomass wood wastes for energy
generation will reduce operating costs and increase annual lumber
production by 150,000 cubic meters for export to Japan, Austria,
and Germany. Increased production is expected to generate more
than $1 million in profits and create new jobs for local workers.
Learn more about how the FOREST Project is improving natural
for Solar Projects Grows
for solar energy projects in India increased 565 percent following
training for more than 1,000 commercial loan officers. The Solar
Finance Capacity Building Initiative provides training, as well as
business planning and entrepreneurial assistance to advance solar
technology and increase financing for energy projects.
Nonprofits in Arkansas
funding from the USDA Rural Community Development Initiative,
Winrock will work with community based NGOs in Arkansas to improve
their capacity for developing and administering grants and
improving accountability. For more information about the NonProfit
Improvement Partnership click here.
Rating for Fiscal Management
the second consecutive year, Winrock received a
4-star rating from
Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of
charities, for attaining the highest possible score for its strong
fiscal management. For more information visit www.charitynavigator.com
Rabo India Finance Join Forces
Winrock International India will provide
carbon advisory services and will certify emission reduction
projects funded by Rabo India Finance, part of Rabobank
International’s network of 90 offices in 29 countries. Winrock
also will complete due diligence work for Clean Development
Mechanism design documents. A memorandum of understanding signed
February 13 in New Delhi will enable more projects to secure
revenue from sale of Certified Emission Reductions they
and increase the viability of renewable energy
efficiency options in the country. Learn more at
Visit our website www.winrock.org
Mountains of wood waste are
Loan officers learn about
potential of solar energy.
There are hundreds of nongovernmental organizations
Louis Menezes, chairman of the
Winrock International India Board of Directors, and Rana Kapoor,
CEO and managing director of Rabo India Finance, sign agreement.