Famine in North Africa looms if grain gets stuck in Ukraine – Markey

July 8, 2022

A famine in North Africa is looming if badly needed stocks of grain don’t get out of Ukraine. That’s the warning from Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey. The war on Ukraine means large quantities of grain are stuck inside its borders.

The European Parliament this week debated how to improve the export of agricultural products from Ukraine to prevent a global food crisis. If they can’t be exported, the consequences will be far-reaching says Colm Markey.

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