South Sudan Operational overview - 17 July 2017

South Sudan Operational overview - 17 July 2017
Jul 2017

Highlights

  • FAO led monitoring assessments of crop, rainfall, market price and livestock conditions ongoing.
  • Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring System Round 20 is under way targeting all counties in preparation for next IPC release (planned for September).
  • Preparation is underway for 50 Farmer Field Schools, and Junior Farmer Field Schools to take place in Eastern Equatoria throughout July and August.
  • Fallarmyworm (FAW) cases confirmed in Central Equatoria, Western Equatoria, Jonglei and Northern BahrelGhazal. FAO is monitoring these cases and the formulation of a Technical Cooperation Programme with the Ministry of Agriculture and food security is underway.