The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) works to support the American agricultural economy to strengthen rural communities; to protect and conserve our natural resources; and to provide a safe, sufficient, and nutritious food supply for the American people. The Department’s wide range of programs and responsibilities touches the lives of every American every day. This factsheet provides information about some of our agencies and offices, their missions, responsibilities, and services
Winrock International Institute for Ag. Dev't
Winrock International is a non-profit organization working with the people of United States of America and throughout the world. It is committed to building human capacity, creating long term relationships, managing effectively, communicating openly, and promoting teamwork. Winrock International believes in the power of knowledge to change lives by linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology. Winrock endeavors in increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.
Winrock program teams blend expertise in agriculture, forestry and natural resource management, clean water and energy, leadership development and capacity building to achieve sustainable and equitable economic development in over 60 countries. Combined with Winrock’s innovative project design and implementation, the dedication and experience of our people fulfills a passionate commitment to improving lives and livelihoods worldwide.