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USDA Announces $14 Billion in Aid to Farmers

September 23, 2020
YPFS
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on September 18 that a second tranche of approximately $14 billion in federal aid will be made available to agricultural producers struggling as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) provides direct support to farmers facing significant price declines. Continue reading “USDA Announces $14 Billion in Aid to Farmers”

Blockchain & Illicit Activity: Demystifying Assumptions & Lessons Learned for Financial Innovation

By: Diana Barrero Zalles September 22, 2020
Yblockchain

What a pleasure to collaborate with the Yale ICF and put together a blockchain webinar series!  Over the past few years since I graduated from the Yale School of Management and became immersed in this new industry, I’ve experienced first-hand some very fast-paced and crucial developments in...

Continue reading “Blockchain & Illicit Activity: Demystifying Assumptions & Lessons Learned for Financial Innovation”

Part III of Crisis in Lebanon: Public Protests, COVID-19 Crisis, and International Support

September 21, 2020
YPFS
In this last blogpost of the Lebanon series, we explore how the COVID-19 has impacted the country while it was already undergoing a severe economic and financial crisis. With the limited fiscal space and lack of resources, the most vulnerable Lebanese people are at risk. Aside from the potential IMF support, which is still under discussion, the government could seek to unlock the pledged CEDRE aid or ask for bilateral support. In any case, the road to recovery will be long and winding.   Continue reading “Part III of Crisis in Lebanon: Public Protests, COVID-19 Crisis, and International Support”

USDA Announces $14 Billion in Aid to Farmers

September 23, 2020
YPFS
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on September 18 that a second tranche of approximately $14 billion in federal aid will be made available to agricultural producers struggling as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) provides direct support to farmers facing significant price declines. Continue reading “USDA Announces $14 Billion in Aid to Farmers”

Blockchain & Illicit Activity: Demystifying Assumptions & Lessons Learned for Financial Innovation

By: Diana Barrero Zalles September 22, 2020
Yblockchain

What a pleasure to collaborate with the Yale ICF and put together a blockchain webinar series!  Over the past few years since I graduated from the Yale School of Management and became immersed in this new industry, I’ve experienced first-hand some very fast-paced and crucial developments in...

Continue reading “Blockchain & Illicit Activity: Demystifying Assumptions & Lessons Learned for Financial Innovation”

Part III of Crisis in Lebanon: Public Protests, COVID-19 Crisis, and International Support

September 21, 2020
YPFS
In this last blogpost of the Lebanon series, we explore how the COVID-19 has impacted the country while it was already undergoing a severe economic and financial crisis. With the limited fiscal space and lack of resources, the most vulnerable Lebanese people are at risk. Aside from the potential IMF support, which is still under discussion, the government could seek to unlock the pledged CEDRE aid or ask for bilateral support. In any case, the road to recovery will be long and winding.   Continue reading “Part III of Crisis in Lebanon: Public Protests, COVID-19 Crisis, and International Support”