UN looks to move on Ukrainian ports to help reduce food security risks

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
May 25 2022 - 11:00pm
FOOD SECURITY: A deal between Ukrainian and Russian forces could allow much-needed grain to flow out of the Black Sea. Photo: Shutterstock.

The United Nations could be forced to intervene to allow the safe passage of grain out of Ukrainian ports as fears of a global food security crisis continue to grow.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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