Grain reparations from the Russian Federation: Ukraine wants to create a new instrument for compensation to farmers

Updated Oct 2, 2023
In Ukraine, they plan to create instruments for collecting grain reparations from the Russian Federation, since the losses of the agricultural sector due to the war unleashed by Putin have reached $8.7 billion. This was announced by the head of the Committee on Agrarian and Land Policy Oleksandr Haydu.
He attributed the loss of finished products, productions, perennial crops, livestock and agricultural machinery to the losses from the war. Oleksandr Haydu called the destruction of the enemy of agricultural logistics and infrastructure another important problem. In order to fix losses and receive compensation from the Russian Federation in the future, Oleksandr Haydu proposed to create a grain reparations mechanism together with Minagro, international partners and Ukrainian farmers. Already now, the speaker called for demarcation of aid to farmers, because in the conditions of the war, they face various problems. Unfortunately, the sum of listed losses is not complete, there are also indirect losses. They roughly amount to 31.5 billion dollars. It is very difficult to calculate the exact losses now, because we have a large area of potentially mined territories — 174 thousand square km of land — and temporarily ...
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