South Sudan Operational overview - 7 November 2017

South Sudan Operational overview - 7 November 2017
Nov 2017

Highlights

  • World Food Day was celebrated on 16 October, with the a very relevant theme for South Sudan: “Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development”.
  • The procurement process is underway for the 2018 main season.
  • Dry season and rapid response activities planned in Greater Upper Nile and Greater Bahr el Ghazal.
  • The latest report of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification was issued on 6 November, highlighting continued severe hunger despite the onset of the harvest season.
  • Latest Crop Watch reported benefits of high rainfall in August and September and overall good crop production, compared to last year where most cropping areas were affected by prolonged dry spells.