On the 9th of November the cyclone «BulBul» hit Sunderbans. The damages were devastating to the villagers in our project areas. It is estimated that 60.000 houses and 460.000 people in total in West Bengal have been affected. JGVK has assessed that in their village, Jyotishpur, 75 % of crops and 65 % of fruit and timber trees were damaged. They noticed … More Sunderbans were hit by cyclone BulBul
Vinia and Amalia visited our project’s area in West Bengal, India, in April. They met farmers and their families in order to gain a better understanding of the groundwater use for irrigation in the area, as well as the hygienic conditions in the households. Here is their experiences and findings: “Two workshops were held for … More UBU visits farmers and households
At UBU’s yearly general assembly the following board members was elected for the period 2019/2020: Emil, Benedikte, Marie, Kristine V, Carlos, Henrik and Vinia. Substitutes are Ida, Lise and Amalia. The board constituted on a meeting June 20. Emil Risum Brøgger was elected as chairman, Carlos Arregui as vice chairman and Henrik Bregnhøj as treasurer.