Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development, providing solutions to some of the world’s most complex social, agricultural and environmental challenges. Inspired by its namesake Winthrop Rockefeller, Winrock’s mission is to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources. Winrock is a nonprofit organization that implements a portfolio of more than 150 agriculture, environment and social development projects in over 40 countries. It has annual revenue of $100 million, employing over 1,000 staff around the world managed from five Winrock offices and dozens of project offices. Winrock combines technical expertise with entrepreneurial innovation to improve lives around the globe.
Since 1992, Winrock’s presence in Jamaica has been improving environmental sustainability, from assistance in environmental politics to accelerating the development of domestic markets for biofuels. Now, Winrock is working in Jamaica’s civil society sector, collaborating with the government to create and implement policies to reduce the prevalence of child labor in the country.