The need to form strategic food stocks for Ukrainians arose directly due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Marauding, hijacking ships with Ukrainian grain, to hungry Russia, damaging food supply chains in Ukraine and Europe are almost the only achievements that Putin's "army" can boast about.
"The state has given farmers the funds to purchase everything they need for this. Loans at 0%. State guarantees to banks. Fuel, fertilizers, seeds. All this is. We also help farmers with exports and will now actively expand this area, because the country must earn," said Denys Shmyhal, prime minister of Ukraine.