Ukraine sends more than 194,000 tonnes of grain to Africa this year

Ukraine sends more than 194,000 tonnes of grain to Africa this year

Ukraine has already sent 194,400 tonnes of agricultural products to Africa, including 46,500 tonnes of wheat, since the beginning of this year.

That's according to the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Ukrinform reports.

A few days ago, the fourth vessel as part of the Grain from Ukraine initiative left the port of Chornomorsk. The AMIRA HANA will deliver 30,000 tonnes of wheat to the port of Djibouti, and from there Ukrainian grain will be sent to Ethiopia. In total, Ukraine has already delivered 238,300 tonnes of wheat to Ethiopia, which is on the brink of famine.

Over the past seven days, as part of the Black Sea Grain Initiative, Ukraine has shipped 871,000 tonnes of agricultural products, including 387,000 tonnes of corn and 287,000 tonnes of wheat.

Since the Black Sea Grain Initiative was launched in August 2022, the largest amount of agricultural products was delivered to Africa in October 2022. Back then, 25 ships delivered a total of 571,400 tonnes of agricultural products.

A total of 673 ships with 18.4 million tonnes of Ukrainian agricultural products have departed from Ukrainian seaports since August 1.

Photo: Odesa Portside Plant

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