Press Release

Today in the Port of Odesa in Ukraine, USAID Administrator Samantha Power denounced Russia’s decision to suspend participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative that is hugely important in moving Ukrainian food to the global market, and announced that the United States, through its Agriculture Resilience Initiative-Ukraine (AGRI-Ukraine), is providing an additional $250 million to support Ukraine’s agriculture sector that has been battered by Russia’s aggression. This brings the U.S. government’s total investment in the AGRI-Ukraine initiative to $350 million.

Ukraine’s agricultural products and grain are critical for the world’s food supply and key to the country’s economic recovery […]

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