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Pathways to Achieving Food Security, Sustainable Peace and Gender Equality: Evidence from Three FAO Interventions

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Despite increasing recognition among international organizations that livelihood security, sustainable peace, conflict prevention and gender equality are complementary goals that require integrated policy approaches, there is to date limited evidence about the links between these key development pillars. This article provides an analysis of the links between food security, sustainable peace and gender equality, by…

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Climate Change Profile South Sudan

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This climate change profile is designed to help integrate climate actions into development activities. Since 1980, decreasing rainfall has been accompanied by rapid increases in temperature on the order of more than 1°C. This warming, which is two and a half times greater than the global warming, is making ‘normal’ years effectively drier. Rapid population…

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Food Security and Nutrition Vulnerability and Risk Analysis in Former Warrap and Northern Bahr el Ghazal States

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The trends reported in the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) show a growing food security crisis in South Sudan, with a high proportion of people sliding into crisis andemergency food insecurity level. The underlying fears concern an emerging acute lack of food in almost all parts of the country, with millions of people, many…

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Research Methodology Note: Cattle Migration, Cattle Raiding, Food Security and Livelihoods, Pibor County South Sudan

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The political crisis and conflict in South has been ongoing since 2013. The dynamic and multi-faceted nature of the South Sudanese displacement crisis has created significant challenges for humanitarian information management. Accessibility and security issues within South Sudan have impeded systematic data collection efforts, limiting the effectiveness of humanitarian planning and implementation, whilst displacement across…

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Hungry for peace: exploring the links between conflict and hunger in South Sudan

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In December 2017, South Sudan marked four years of devastating conflict. Only a few months later, it has reached another critical point: more South Sudanese are hungry than ever before. While the February 2018 Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) does not declare famine, any classification of IPC 3 upwards means people need aid to…

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South Sudan Key IPC Findings: January-July 2018

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This briefing document of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification outlines the key findings on the food security situation in South Sudan. In February-April 2018, with humanitarian assistance planned, funded and likely there are 53 counties in Crisis (IPC Phase 3), 17 counties in Emergency (IPC Phase 4) and none in Famine (IPC Phase 5).…

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Starving Out the Enemy: Withholding food aid as a tactic of war in South Sudan

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South Sudan has been at the heart of a relentless civil war for more than 30 years, but its ongoing violence has recently reached a level of unprecedented severity. As armed insurgents continue to clash with the government’s military forces, thousands of civilians have lost their lives and millions remain displaced. Earlier this year, the…

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Key IPC Findings: September 2017 – March 2018

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This briefing document of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification outlines the key findings on the food security situation in South Sudan. It suggests that South Sudan entered the harvest season in September 2017 with 6 million people (56% of the total population) estimated to be severely food insecure , out of which 40,000 are…

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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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Key IPC Findings: June-July 2017

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This briefing document of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification outlines the key findings on the food security situation in South Sudan. It projects that it continues to deteriorate with 6 million (50% of the population) estimated to be severely food insecure (IPC Phases 3, 4, and 5), in June and July 2017. This is…

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Special Working Paper on Devaluation of South Sudan Pound: Short-term Food Security Implications

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With a view to restore order and boost confidence in the money markets, the Bank of South Sudan (BoSS) on 15th December 2015 dropped the fixed exchange rate regime in favor of the floating system in which the value of the South Sudanese Pound against USD is determined by the prevailing market forces. This effectively…

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Markets in Crises: South Sudan Case Study

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This study from 2015 aims at understanding how crises (and external interventions in response to crises) affect markets and market relations, in order to better understand livelihoods and humanitarian (and, in the longer term, developmental) outcomes.

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Land tenure reform for food security in South Sudan

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This briefing paper from 2013 demonstrates the different challenges that land access, use, and management systems present to food security throughout the country. Although ongoing food insecurity is driven by a number of interdependent factors, interventions in agricultural production and dispute resolution at the policy and project levels have largely ignored the fundamental challenges posed…

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Climate Change and Inter-community Conflict Over Natural Resources in Jonglei State

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In this briefing, the impact of climate change on conflict dynamics between ethnic communities in Jonglei State is analysed. The researchers looked in particular at how community representatives perceived changes in climactic patterns in recent years, and resulting changes to migratory movements by pastoralist groups. Download

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Evaluation of Food Security Programme in South Sudan

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This evaluation report provides an independent assessment of the NRC South Sudan food security and livelihoods (FSL) program in Warrap and NBeG from 2010 until 2012. It provides lessons for designing and implementing the on-going program and informs future organizational FSL strategy.

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