Juba University students come face to face with mechanized farming at Green Horizon farm

Some confessed it was their first time to see Sukuma wiki (kale) and how it is grown. By Paul Jimbo When students of Juba University, School of Natural Resources and Environmental studies received news about a planned field trip, none could wild guess where the trip would be. Field trips...

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...

Farmers in Yambio stranded with food; no market

Photo show Members of Berani Farmers Multi-Cooperative Society displaying food at the launch of Recovery and Resilience, Yambio, on 12/10/2018 (photo by Moses Gum) By Moses Gum Local farmers in Yambio, Gbudue State have said they are stranded with their agriculture produce due to inaccessible market. The farmers’ groups said...

Gov’t to attract investors in Agriculture sector

Minister of Trade, Industry and East African Affairs Paul Mayom Akech speaking to journalists (File photo by Kidega Livingstone) By Kidega Livingstone The Government through the Ministry of Trade, Industry and African Community Affairs promised to attract more investors in Agriculture sector in order for South Sudan to produce more...

Poor infrastructure hinders growth of fisheries

  Photo: Participants representing the states Ministries of Agriculture and Forestry, Livestock & Fisheries and Gender, Child & Social Welfare from Jubek, Torit and Terekeka during the workshop at Yam Hotel: 07/05/2018. By David Mono Danga Fisher Folks said difficulties in transporting fish from the source to the main markets...
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