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...

Green Horizon food security project raises wellbeing of Jebel Ladu communities while growing crops to appease South Sudan’s hunger crisis

More than 2.5 million hectares of land in South Sudan have been acquired mainly by international investors since 2006 This story was made possible with support from InfoNile and Pulitzer Center. By David Mono Danga South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, is grappling with several challenges including poverty and hunger....

Farmers and cattle keepers reconciled in Ladu County

Bori and Molbur communities discussing in a Peace Dialogue in Lado County last Friday (photo by Sheila Ponnie) By Sheila Ponnie Farmers and cattle keepers in Ladu County of Jubek State have agreed to stay together and not to cross-path each other’s territories during cultivation season. The relationships between the...
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