Society of Daughter introduces modern farming

By Wek Atak Kacjang At least 30,000 households who were part of the hundreds of farming groups that improved productivity and created more sources of livelihood after Society of Daughters of Mary Immaculate(SDMI)has introduced modern farming. Earlier, Society of Daughter Mary Immaculate introduced the small scale farms in Juba County...

Farmers demand better agricultural inputs

By Jurugo Emmanuel Ogasto Farmers group demand better technology, extension on agriculture cluster project for farmers who never showed interest and now regretting for their actions and watching their colleagues earn millions of shillings from the program. In 2017, Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) was rolled out to Yumbe district,...

Green Horizon announces new start

By Wek Atak Kacjang Green Horizon on Thursday announced the start of a new variety for 2021 to improve food security in the country. The program is also aimed to improve the livelihoods through training of local farmers in producing enough food for both local and international markets. The Minister...
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pest destruction on crops

By Jurugo Emmanuel Ogasto Farmers in Nyumanzi refugee settlement are facing challenges of crops pests and diseases that have attacked their cereal crop fields. The challenge was discovered during a joint supervision in the two sub counties by a team of officials from UNHCR and Adjumani district local government led...

Gov’t to increase agricultural budget

By Bullen Bala Alexander The Vice President for Economic Cluster Dr. James Wani Igga said there is need for government to increase its national budget for Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security. “There is need for our government particularly ministerial economic cluster, we need to increase ministry of agriculture and...

County authority predicts high food production in Yei

By Hassan Arun Cosmas-Yei The Director of Agriculture in Yei River County of Central Equatorial State is anticipating high production of food in the first cultivation season this year. Speaking to Juba monitor in an interview on Tuesday, Emelia Dudu Kenyi said that many people were committed to agricultural activities...

Expert warns of hunger in the county

By Bakindo Stephen An agriculture expert has warned that Maridi County may face hunger citing last year’s floods that destroyed crops and constant insecurity. Senior extension officer of agriculture Mr. Charles Nyuso Gabrielyesterday said this year the county will experience hunger because of roaming insecurity, high prices of commodities and...

Agriculture Bank pledges to support farmers

By Kidega Livingstone The Agriculture Bank of South Sudan has pledged to support farmers across the country to boost food production. Rual Makuei Thiang Theen, the Managing Director for Agriculture Bank of South Sudan said the bank would work with all stakeholders including all the line ministries to support agricultural...
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