News / / 01.07.20

The East African: Food insecure South Sudan banks on oil money for agriculture

South Sudan is banking on oil monies to revive its stalled agriculture and save its population from perennial dependence on food imports and relief supplies.

The new plan, announced last week by President Salva Kiir, seeks to tap into the earnings from oil and reinvest it into agricultural production.

It is part of efforts for the country, ravaged by civil conflict since 2013, to return to normalcy, according to officials…

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