Ukraine’s embattled farmers running on empty as world faces food crisis


Kees Huizinga is a member of the Global Farmer Network farming in central Ukraine. He explains shortages farmers are experiencing in this Reuters article by Gus Tromplz and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin. Click here to access the article.

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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