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UN welcomes Russian donation of 260,000 tonnes of fertiliser to fight world hunger
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29 November 2022
Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - on the shipment of fertilizer from Russian Federation producers
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General
The United Nations welcomes the donation of 260,000…
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UN welcomes Russian donation of 260,000 tonnes of fertiliser to fight world hunger

un.org/…hipment-of-fertilizer-russian-federation-producers
29 November 2022

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - on the shipment of fertilizer from Russian Federation producers

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General
The United Nations welcomes the donation of 260,000 metric tonnes of fertilizer from Russian Federation fertilizer producers stored in the European ports and warehouses, which will serve to alleviate humanitarian needs and prevent catastrophic crop loss in Africa, where it is currently planting season.

The first shipment of 20,000 MT of fertilizer left the Netherlands on a WFP-chartered vessel, MV Greenwich, starting today, destined for Malawi via Mozambique. It will be the first of a series of shipments of fertilizer destined for a number of other countries on the African continent in the coming months....