US special envoy for food security: ‘Ukraine’s grain is getting to the world’s hungry’
02 September 2022 | 12:44 pm
Aid organizations say tens of millions of people are facing extreme hunger in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia. They are dependent on grain imported from Ukraine and also from Russia. Cary Fowler is the U.S. special envoy for global food security and is on the line.
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