On September 22, the online meeting between the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Mykola Solskyi, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food of Canada Marie-Claude Bibeau, and Ukraine's Ambassador to Canada Yuliya Kovaliv took place.
Minister Solskyi has expressed his gratitude to Canada for support of Ukraine, particularly in tackling the problem of grain storage deficite.
Mykola Solskyi underlined that Canada was the first country to lend a hand of support and allocate financial support for the procurement of temporary grain storages. Also Minister Solskyi informed that silo bags have already been procured by FAO and will be delivered to Ukraine in October.
"We express our gratitude to the government of Canada for the provision of the temporary grain storages for the current year harvest. It was a very important step for us and you were the first ones to support us," said Mykola Solskyi
The openning of Canadian markets for Ukrainian agri-products was also discussed during the meeting.
For refference: UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) powered by donors' support from the governments of Canada, Japan, Germany, and Australian philanthropic organisation Minderoo Foundation implements the project tackling the problem of grain storage deficite in Ukraine.