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Sudan received the second batch of Ukrainian flour as part of the Grain from Ukraine initiative

Wheat Flour
Published Mar 30, 2024

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The 'Grain from Ukraine' initiative, backed by the UN World Food Organization (WFP) and supported by several countries, has made a significant impact in Sudan by delivering 14.6 thousand tons of flour made from Ukrainian wheat. This recent shipment by the MV Future ID follows an initial delivery of 7,665 tons by the MV 'Ocean Dream' on February 22, 2024. Aimed at addressing the acute food insecurity faced by nearly 18 million people in Sudan, with 5 million in extreme hunger, the initiative plans to distribute food packages to 2 million individuals. This effort is particularly vital as Sudan experiences a significant shortfall in the yield of main grain crops, underscoring the importance of international support in preventing further deterioration of the food security situation.
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The vessel MV Future ID arrived in Sudan with 14.6 thousand tons of flour, which was ground from Ukrainian wheat. This is the second batch of humanitarian cargo, as part of the "Grain from Ukraine" initiative, which was sent to Sudan by the UN World Food Organization (WFP). The first batch of humanitarian cargo was delivered to the port of Khartoum (Sudan) on February 22, 2024. The vessel MV "Ocean Dream" brought 7,665 tons of Ukrainian wheat flour. Germany, which provided 15 million US dollars, and Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, the Republic of Korea, Slovenia and Spain, which financed the sending of the second shipment in the amount of 23.8 million US dollars, acted as donors for sending two consignments of cargo. flour Flour from Ukrainian wheat will be distributed by WFP as part of food packages for 2 million people in Sudan affected by the war. For reference: Currently, nearly 18 million people in Sudan are facing acute food ...
Source: Agroconf
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