22 February 2013
An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited South Sudan from 14 October to 16 November 2012 to estimate cereal production and assess the overall food security situation. As well as staff from FAO, WFP and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), the Mission field teams included representatives from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (SSRRC) and participating observers from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) via FEWSNet and the European Union (EU) observer via the European Commission Joint Research Centre (EC/JRC). In Juba, the Mission held meetings with officials of MAF, the Ministry of Animal Resources and Fisheries (MARF), the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MCI), the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MFEP), the NBS, the SSRRC, the Bank of South Sudan (BOSS), the Agricultural Bank of South Sudan, the World Bank, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as well as with resident staff of FAO and WFP.
8 February 2012
South Sudan - FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission, February 2012
12 January 2011
An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited Southern Sudan from 18 October to 12 November 2010 to estimate cereal production and assess the overall food-security situation. The Mission included representatives from the Government of Southern Sudan (GoSS), the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MoAF), the Southern Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (SSRRC), the Southern Sudan Centre for Census, Statistics and Evaluation (SSCCSE) FEWS/NET, EC/JRC, FAO and WFP.