Ukraine’s meals initiative, geared toward overcoming the grain disaster in African international locations, raised $150 million from greater than 20 taking part international locations and the EU.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned this through the worldwide summit on meals safety “Grain from Ukraine” in Kyiv on November 26, Ukrinform reviews.
“Grain from Ukraine is among the largest contributions to international stability. At the moment, greater than 20 international locations and the European Union are financially taking part on this initiative, and greater than 10 international locations are making ready to hitch. As of as we speak, on the inaugural summit, we’ve already raised about $150 million,” he mentioned and referred to as on different states and socially accountable companies to hitch the humanitarian initiative.
“Underneath the Grain from Ukraine initiative, by the tip of subsequent spring, we plan to ship a minimum of 60 ships from our ports – a minimum of ten per 30 days – to international locations liable to famine and drought. That is Ethiopia, these are Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, Congo, Kenya, Nigeria,” he mentioned.
Zelensky famous that underneath the initiative, one ship with grain supplies meals for about 90,000 folks.
“The way forward for humanity is determined by the readiness to reply successfully to the challenges of as we speak,” he harassed.