But the countries that need it the most, face major hurdles in getting food grains. The ship, sailing for Ireland, Britain and Turkey, crossed the Black Sea for the first time since the start of the war.
The first ship under Turkey and the United Nations-mediated deal between Russia and Ukraine left for Lebanon earlier this week carrying grain.
The Black Sea region has been called the world’s ‘breadbasket’, as Ukraine and Russia are major global suppliers of wheat, corn, barley and sunflower oil to the region, which feed millions of poor people in Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia. – nourish.
Experts say grain exports have raised hopes of easing the global food crisis, but the grain that Ukraine is trying to export is used for animal feed, not for people’s food. .
Ships carrying grain from Ukrainian ports were among cargo ships that were loaded with grain but were stuck at ports due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine in late February.
A number of factors are not expected to have a significant impact on global prices of maize, wheat and soybeans, even as grain exports from Ukraine have resumed. Three ships left Ukraine on Friday carrying more than 58,000 tonnes of corn, but this is only a fraction of the 20 million tonnes of grain that Ukraine says is stuck in its ports and warehouses.