FAO in South Sudan

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11 January 2021
Boosting food security while protecting the environment  “It’s so small. Will it even cook a whole pot of food?” That was 27-year-old Awien Mawien’s first thought when the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) provided her with a fuel-efficient cookstove in November.  But one month later, the pregnant mother of...
18 December 2020
Conflict, floods and COVID-19 push more people into extreme hunger
09 November 2020
Dalia Wang, 39, lives in a village near Maban and is a mother of five who has looked after her children alone since her husband passed away. Only two years ago, Dalia and thousands of women like her in Upper Nile would spend hours trekking to remote areas to forage for...
29 October 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) acting on behalf of the Government of South Sudan, will shortly receive a grant of USD 200 000 from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to complement the Government’s efforts to provide urgent life-saving humanitarian assistance to populations affected by floods....
21 October 2020
In late March, South Sudan closed all its borders in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19, sending a wave of uncertainty throughout the humanitarian community, especially as the start of the pandemic coincided with the lean season and beginning of the main planting season. Delivering timely emergency assistance and...
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