FAO in South Sudan

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09 June 2021
The gallery shows the activities of the Emergency Livelihood Response Programme (ELRP) in Rumbek, Lakes, South Sudan, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) and implemented by FAO through OXFAM International.
02 June 2021
The situation in South Sudan has proven to be unpredictable and volatile. New hotspots of violent conflict and civil unrest have continued to emerge and levels of severe acute food insecurity have become progressively worse. In addition to years of fighting and political instability, the country faces natural hazards, disease...
01 June 2021
Every day Mary Liango keeps a busy routine. In the morning, she cleans up the compound, attends her poultry and fetches water from a new borehole. In the afternoon, Mary goes to collect lalob and other wild fruits from the forest, she processes them and sells the product at the...
01 June 2021
Cereal production in South Sudan in 2020 rose by seven percent over 2019 levels because of favourable rains. But cereals remained far below average production levels reached before conflict erupted in South Sudan in 2013, a new United Nations report on food security finds. A high cereal deficit expected for 2021...
28 May 2021
Urgent flexible funding needed as communities remain in critical situation   Three United Nations organizations in South Sudan - the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) - said they had scaled up their responses in counties most affected by food insecurity...