Bernadette Mukonyora, IFAD Country Director for Eritrea and South Sudan, says:“This grant to South Sudan is a demonstration of IFAD’s commitment to support post-conflict countries under the framework of the humanitarian - development - peace nexus, and to safeguard food security by ensuring small-scale farmers continue their farming activities and build their resilience to external shocks."

South Sudan Farmers Receive Support Against COVID-19

By Khalifa Hemed Published May 23, 2021 A United Nations agency has given a grant to South Sudan to help cushion some 23 900 vulnerable rural people from the adverse impact of COVID-19 pandemic on their farming activities and livelihoods. International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) says 4 780 households…

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The Rural Poor Stimulus Facility was launched in April 2020 by Idris and Sabrina Elba, IFAD’s Goodwill Ambassadors.

United Nations Focuses on Averting COVID-19 Food Crisis

By Irene Gaitirira Published December 17, 2020 While one in ten people is expected to go hungry as extreme poverty rises for the first time in 20 years, United Nations estimates that an additional 132 million people shall go hungry in 2020 due to the  impact of the novel Coronavirus pandemic.…

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