FAO in South Sudan

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30 November 2022
(Rumbek )- Strolling casually in the middle of his tree nursery on the edge of Rumbek town, Amatic Chol recalls how a brief visit to Kenya in the mid-1990s changed his life. The 65-year-old father of 21 children had gone to neighbouring Kenya to train as an ox plough trainer, but returned...
11 November 2022
(Juba) - The United Nations and the South Sudan Transitional National Legislative Assembly (TNLA) today launched the South Sudan Parliamentary Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition. As a member of the Eastern African Parliament Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, the aim of the South Sudan Parliamentary Alliance is to advance...
03 November 2022
  (Juba) – Hunger and malnutrition are on the rise across the flood, drought, and conflict-affected areas of South Sudan, with some communities likely to face starvation if humanitarian assistance is not sustained and climate adaptation measures are not scaled-up, the United Nations warned today. The latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification...
18 October 2022
(Juba) – The United Nations is calling for concerted efforts to address the root causes of food insecurity and malnutrition in South Sudan. Severe, multiyear flood events, surging subnational violence, and economic pressures are pushing more people into worsening levels of acute food insecurity – a key driver of childhood...
07 October 2022
(Juba) The African Development Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and South Sudan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), have launched the country’s Emergency Food Production Programme – Project 1 (SSEFPP-1), designed to increase agricultural productivity and production. It will also strengthen institutional capacity...
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