Crop Planting Assessment Mission to Greater Bahr el Ghazal - South Sudan

Crop Planting Assessment Mission to Greater Bahr el Ghazal - South Sudan
Jul 2014

An MAFCRD/FAO Planting Assessment Mission visited Greater Bahr el Ghazal from 30th May to 23rd June 2014 to assess the overall land preparation and planting situation in accessible counties in the four constituent states of Western Bahr el Ghazal, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Warrap and Lakes.

The Mission, funded by the EU under the “Agriculture and Food Information System for Decision Support (AFIS)” Project in South Sudan FAO project symbol: GCP/SSD/003/EC, EU reference: FED/2012/304-645, was the second in a series of intermediate missions identified to feed information into an MAFCRD / FAO/ WFP CFSAM to be conducted later in the year from September to October/ November. The Mission is timed in accordance with a Roadmap for activities prepared by the AA International Ltd Consultant during a mission earlier this year.