Ukraine Farmers Face Livelihood Crisis as Russia Quits Grain Export Deal


Global Farmer Network member Kees Huizinga fears losing his livelihood as Russia exits a grain export deal, essential for the Ukraine’s economy. Read more in this  July 19, 2023 article by Reuters: Ukraine’s farmers fear the worst after grain deal collapses from the SuccessfulFarming website. (Reporting by Max Hunder, Editing by Timothy Heritage and Philippa Fletcher)

Kornelis Kees Huizinga

Kornelis Kees Huizinga

Kornelis 'Kees' Huizinga has farmed in central Ukraine for 20 years, growing onions, carrots, wheat, barley, canola, sugar beet, corn, sunflowers and navy beans. They also have a modern dairy farm. Kees is a member of the Global Farmer Network.  In 2022, Kees received the GFN Kleckner Global Farm Leader Award.

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