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 - A thriving agriculture sector is crucial to long-term peace and development in South Sudan. Up to 95 percent of the country’s population depends on farming, fishing or herding to meet ...READ MORE
 - About 4.6 million people are food insecure in the Sudan. Above-average harvests and good pastures by the end of 2014 helped to improve food security in much of the country, ...READ MORE
 - Norway has donated approximately $10 million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers, fishers and herders in South Sudan with critical livelihood support. Norway’s gift will allow FAO to distribute emergency livelihood more
 - FAO's response Funds received to-date have enabled FAO to provide over 1.5 million people with vital crop, vegetable, fishing and animal health kits. In the coming months, more
 - 19 August marks the anniversary of the bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, in which 22 people lost their lives. In 2008, the UN more
 - Jonglei State has been particularly affected by the continued violence in South Sudan. Almost half of the state’s 1.5 million people are severely food insecure. Markets are almost more
 - In Rumbek, Lakes State, FAO South Sudan reached over 600 households with emergency livelihood crop kits between June and July 2014.  This includes over 7 metric tons of sorghum, more
 - To achieve increased productivity and resilience to food and nutrition security threats and/or emergencies among smallholder farming and herding communities in seven states.
 - Continued efforts to provide farmers, fishers and pastoralists in South Sudan with life-saving emergency livelihood kits are at risk due to a funding shortfall, aggravating the risk of famine more
 - In 2014, conflicts, natural disasters and extreme weather patterns continue to undermine food and nutrition security around the world, severely affecting those who rely on farming, more
 - Highlights Clashes continue to be reported in parts of the country, despite the signing of a Cessation of Hostilities agreement on 23 January 2014 and a recommitment more
 - To contribute to food, income and livelihood security of economically active, low-income urban and rural households in five states.