Ukraine-Russia conflict

‘We cannot tell ourselves this is not my business, it is not my problem’

‘We cannot tell ourselves this is not my business, it is not my problem’

“We can help our neighbours, show them that they are not alone, that there is hope for a better tomorrow.”...

August 10, 2022

First grain shipment from Ukraine passes inspection in Turkey

First grain shipment from Ukraine passes inspection in Turkey

The first ship to transport grain out of Ukraine since the Russian invasion has passed inspection in Turkey and is...

August 4, 2022

First grain ship from Ukraine arrives in Turkey for inspection

First grain ship from Ukraine arrives in Turkey for inspection

The first cargo ship transporting grain from Ukraine since the Russian invasion began has landed in Turkey for inspection. The...

August 3, 2022

Work underway at Black Sea ports to resume grain exports

Work underway at Black Sea ports to resume grain exports

Work has begun at three of Ukraine’s Black Sea ports in preparation to resume grain exports, the Ukrainian navy confirmed...

July 28, 2022

UN: Ukraine grain export deal could be signed next week

UN: Ukraine grain export deal could be signed next week

The United Nations (UN) secretary-general has said that a deal allowing for the resumption of grain exports from Ukraine could...

July 14, 2022

Report: War causes $4.3bn of agricultural damage in Ukraine

Report: War causes $4.3bn of agricultural damage in Ukraine

A new report has estimated that the Russian invasion has led to $4.3 billion worth of agricultural damage in Ukraine....

June 16, 2022

WTO pledges to support Ukraine agri-food exports

WTO pledges to support Ukraine agri-food exports

Over 50 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have committed to supporting Ukraine to export agri-food products. Ireland was...

June 13, 2022

UN distributes seed potatoes to over 17,000 households in Ukraine

UN distributes seed potatoes to over 17,000 households in Ukraine

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has distributed seed potato kits to over 17,700 vulnerable households...

May 18, 2022

Food trapped in Ukraine ‘a major worry for developing world’

Food trapped in Ukraine ‘a major worry for developing world’

The developing world could soon be faced with significant food shortages if Ukraine is unable to export crop products, according...

May 17, 2022

Gov to cut tariffs on Ukrainian poultry imports

Gov to cut tariffs on Ukrainian poultry imports

The UK government is to cut tariffs on all goods from Ukraine to zero under the UK-Ukraine free trade agreement...

April 26, 2022

Unprecedented challenges facing farming and food in NI – NIGTA

Unprecedented challenges facing farming and food in NI – NIGTA

Farming and food in Northern Ireland are facing a number of unprecedented challenges at the present time. That was the...

April 11, 2022

UK farming unions write letter of solidarity to Ukrainian farmers

UK farming unions write letter of solidarity to Ukrainian farmers

The presidents of four UK farming unions have sent a letter expressing solidarity with Ukrainian farmers to the Ukrainian National...

March 2, 2022