Food Crisis Grows in South Sudan - Aid Agency

Food shortages are growing in South Sudan, says the Norwegian Refugee Council. "Despite the peace agreement signed five months ago, conflict continues to impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of people," says the NRC's acting country director, Sirak Maheri.

Cattle in Twic East, South Sudan. Cattle raids are one source to the conflicts in South Sudan. At the time the photo was taken - cattle had just been stolen from some farmers in the area.

Duom Deng Biar is part of a farmers group in Twic East in Jonglei, South Sudan, where a poor harvest has led to widespread hunger.

Bol, right, is part of a new agro-vet group in Twic East. The group is ready to start up, to increase availability of agricultural tools and veterinary drugs at the market in Twic East.


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