President William Ruto has spoken with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine. Their conversation was centered on the development of grain hubs in Africa.
According to a statement by Zelenskyy, the discussion was centered on issues related to food poverty in Africa amid mounting worries about the country's grain crisis.
"We talked about food security, the Grain from Ukraine program, and the development of grain hubs in Africa. agreed to strengthen collaboration, "said Zelenskyy.
The discussion took place the day after the Ukrainian government revealed its intentions to build grain hubs in Nigeria and other African nations.
As part of its attempts to strengthen relations with African countries, Ukraine pledged to provide the West African country with more than 25,000 tons of wheat grains.
Ukraine has continued to be a major producer and exporter of wheat and other food items despite the setbacks caused by the conflict with its neighbor, Russia.
At one point, the disruptions were thought to be one of the causes of the increase in food prices in Kenya and, indirectly, throughout Africa.
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