FAO in South Sudan


05 January 2016
With South Sudan still facing a large-scale food crisis, the need for quality data on crop harvests is crucial. As part of strengthening the agriculture and food security information, FAO has conducted an intensive 12-day field crop and harvest assessment training in Aweil for 28 government officers and NGO field...
08 December 2015
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the national Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Industry (MLFI), has more than tripled the number of refrigerators and freezers for storing veterinary medicines and vaccines. This has contributed to strengthening South Sudan's cold chain system and is...
19 November 2015
In order to strengthen the current Market Information System (MIS) in South Sudan, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is building the capacity of national institutions to collect, analyze and use information about food, agriculture and markets. In partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, Famine Early...
12 November 2015
Continuing its recent support for building food secure futures for the people of South Sudan, Norway has today contributed a further $7.7 million to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to help tackle hunger among conflict-affected farmers, fishers and herders in 2016.
22 October 2015
Three UN agencies today warned that extreme hunger is pushing people to the brink of a catastrophe in parts of South Sudan, as a new analysis found that 3.9 million people nationwide now face severe food insecurity.