Biden Administration Ramps Up Debt Relief Program to Help Black Farmers

Biden Administration Ramps Up Debt Relief Program to Help Black Farmers

Representative James E. Clyburn, a South Carolina Democrat who played an influential role in helping Mr. Biden secure the party’s presidential nomination, has also been a major voice highlighting the experience of Black farmers and helped drive the stimulus provisions, according to congressional staff aides. The funding aims to address longstanding problems with discrimination at […]

【Bangladesh】Cyclone Amphan Emergency relief project report – Bangladesh

On May 20th 2020, Cyclone Amphan made landfall in West Bengal and caused significant damage in the coastal areas of Bangladesh. Peace Winds Japan(PWJ)and its local partner Dhaka Community Hospital Trust (DCHT) started emergency relief operations in August in Galachipa Upazila of Patuakhali District and Sarankhola Upazila of Bagerhat District. Fishery and fish/shrimp farming are […]

Thousands left out of flood relief, Covid-19 incentive

Thousands left out of flood relief, Covid-19 incentive

Transparency and accountability in distribution of relief and incentives is of paramount importance Many real poor people and farmers missed out on flood relief, Covid-19 assistance and agricultural incentives due to nepotism and political bias. To ensure transparency, government officials at the upazila level need to be directly involved in relief and incentives distribution instead […]