US subsidies

US pledges $ 10 billion to boost UN food initiative

The United States of America has pledged $ 10 billion to end hunger and poverty, ensure gender equality and limit the climate crisis, strengthening the United Nations initiative to improve global food systems. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the fund at the first United Nations Food Systems Summit …

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Amsterdam and Capital Region Land Bank seek state grants for home renovation project

AMSTERDAM – The Joint Council on Tuesday signed a cooperation agreement with the Capital Region Land Bank to continue a public funding program aimed at rehabilitating dilapidated city-owned properties and returning repaired homes to underserved families. The State’s Home Access and Community Renovation Program aims to address dilapidated residential properties …

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Wage subsidy was key to saving jobs during closures

ROBERT KITCHIN / Tips Finance Minister Grant Robertson gives details of the restart of the wage subsidy program when community transmission was detected in New Zealand in August 2020, after several months without a case in the community. OPINION: Amid another lockdown, Kiwi workers and businesses are suffering. While the …

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