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FAO/WFP Special Report – Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to South Sudan

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The net cereal production in 2018 (after deduction of post-harvest losses and seed use) in the traditional sector is estimated at about 745 000 tonnes, 15.5 percent below the average of the previous five years and 2.5 percent less than 2017. It is the smallest recorded output since the start of the conflict. In January…

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South Sudan: Integrated Rapid Response Mechanism 2017

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In March 2014, to reach internally displaced people and those most affected by the ongoing conflict with lifesaving humanitarian assistance, and to re-open humanitarian space, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) initiated an Integrated Rapid Response Mechanism (IRRM). This was designed to address critical gaps in provision of lifesaving…

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South Sudan – Urban Food Security and Nutrition Assessment in Juba, Data collected in September – October 2017

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The food security and nutrition situation in South Sudan has been deteriorating in recent years due to outbreak of conflicts, poor production, disruption of markets, rapid rise in prices, diseases and natural disasters such as floods and drought in parts of the country. With the ongoing macroeconomic crisis including the rapid depreciation of the South…

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Linking community-based animal health services with natural resource conflict mitigation in the Abyei Administrative Area

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The Abyei Administrative Area (AAA) is a contested zone located on the central border between South Sudan and Sudan. Its status has remained unresolved since South Sudan seceded from Sudan in 2011, and the governments failed to agree on the border division. The AAA represents a grazing hub in which both the Dinka Ngok (affiliated…

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Special Report: FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to South Sudan

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An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited South Sudan from 30 November to 12 December 2016 to estimate cereal production during 2016 and assess the overall food security situation. The CFSAM reviewed the findings of several crop assessment missions conducted at planting and harvest time in the different agro – ecological zones…

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Impact Evaluation Report of the South Sudan Education Cluster

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The objective of the evaluation was to give communities a voice, identify and attribute education in emergencies (EiE) impact. The evaluation process did this firstly through a goal free dicussion with groups representative of a cross section of people in communities. The aim of this was to find out what were the most important things…

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