President of Ukraine

Today, the first ship within the “Grain from Ukraine” humanitarian program delivered 25 thousand tons of Ukrainian wheat to Ethiopia

3 December 2022 - 23:58

The first ship within the Ukrainian humanitarian program "Grain from Ukraine" arrived at the Port of Doraleh on December 3, delivering 25 thousand tons of Ukrainian wheat for Ethiopia.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced the "Grain from Ukraine" humanitarian program on November 15, during the G20 summit.

On November 26, the initiative of the Head of State aimed at providing food aid to countries in Africa and Asia suffering from famine was officially launched at the founding International Summit on Food Security, within which more than 30 countries and international organizations joined the program.

A week has passed, and the program is already being implemented in practice.

In general, as part of the "Grain from Ukraine" humanitarian initiative, our state plans to send more than 60 ships to Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Congo, Kenya, Yemen, etc.

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Greece, Estonia, EU, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Canada, Qatar, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, USA, Türkiye, Hungary, Finland, France, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, NATO and the UN, other partners supported the Ukrainian program.

More than 180 million US dollars were allocated for its implementation.

The second ship, whose loading is being completed in the Ukrainian port of Chornomorsk, will head to Ethiopia next week with 30,000 tons of wheat on board.

The third ship in the framework of the initiative of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy "Grain from Ukraine" will deliver 25 thousand tons of humanitarian wheat to Somalia (loading in Odesa port).