On the 161st day of the full-scale Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine Russian troops continue to try to capture the settlements of the neighboring country. The armed forces and units of the territorial defense of Ukraine resist aggression. It is impossible to verify the statements of representatives of both sides of the conflict from independent sources. According to the UN, about 14 million Ukrainians have already left their homes. DW continues to follow developments Wednesday, August 3 (Moscow time).
Authorities Canada will allocate 52 million Canadian dollars (in terms of 40 million US dollars) to Ukraine for the purchase of grain storage facilities. The funds will be provided through the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food in Kyiv said. Thus, it is supposed to “ensure the storage of an additional 2.4 million tons of grain in 2022-2023, along with appropriate technical support and equipment,” the statement says.
According to the forecast of the Ukrainian Ministry, this season it is possible to harvest up to 51.1 million tons of grain. At the same time, 14 percent of granaries in Ukraine, with a total capacity of 75 million tons, are damaged or destroyed, another 10 percent are located in the territories seized by the Russian Federation, and 30 percent remain filled with grain from last year’s harvest, which has not yet been exported.
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