South Sudan could become food exporter: WFP

Published on 12 January 2011

With investment and security south Sudan could become a food exporter and end its chronic food dependency within a decade, the U.N. World Food Program said Wednesday. WFP Sudan Regional Director Amer Daoudi said the U.N. agency was working with south Sudan, which is voting to become an independent nation in 2011, to build strategic grain reserves and a road network to link rural farmers to urban markets.

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