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End of Black Sea grains deal promises pain for Africa’s neediest

A worker prepares baked goods with wheat from Ukraine as his colleague rests at a bakery, in Hodan district in Mogadishu, Somalia on 16th July, 2023.

Mogadishu, SomaliaReuters Russia’s announcement that it was withdrawing from a pact that allowed Ukrainian grains to leave Black Sea ports sent a shiver through poorer countries, many of which are already reeling from inflation, climate shocks and conflict. The Black Sea grains deal, brokered by the United Nations and Turkey in July, 2022, helped bring […]