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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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Conflict and Hunger: The Lived Experience of Conflict and Food Insecurity in South Sudan

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As the global community strives to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 2) of ending hunger, progress is being fundamentally undermined by conflict. This report seeks to understand: i) how conflict affects different individuals’, groups’ and communities’ experience of hunger and food insecurity differently; ii) the different mechanisms by which conflict affects food security across the…

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Indigenous Solutions to Food Insecurity: Wild Food Plants of South Sudan

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During times of severe food shortages, alternative sources of food are the only means of survival. When crops fail or are destroyed, markets, houses, livestock and food stores are demolished or stolen, and movement is limited due to conflict, local populations have only two sources of food left; aid and what is locally available in…

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Climate risk and food security in South Sudan: Analysis of climate impacts on food security and livelihoods

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Agriculture and food security are the most vulnerable and climate-sensitive sectors in South Sudan. The high level of food insecurity in the country is explained by a set of interrelated factors including climate change/variability, climate related disasters, conflict, food prices and market dynamics among others. Variability and extreme climatic events, decades of civil war and…

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Ending Starvation as a Weapon of War in Sudan

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Warring parties and international aid providers in Sudan have an historic opportunity to bring to an end what is perhaps the most extreme and long- running example in the world of using access to humanitarian aid as an instrument of war. A mid- December meeting between the UN and Sudan’s warring parties – the Technical…

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