Food security - South Sudan (Strategies to improve food security (Have…
Food security - South Sudan
Effects of food insecurity
Two third of the population suffering from food insecurity
3.7 million people already facing emergency levels
1.3 million children under age five are at risk of malnutrition
Almost 290,000 people severely malnutrition in need of urgent humanitarian aid.
Causes of food insecurity
Natural causes are
Human causes are
Deliberate crops destruction
Inefficient distribution of food
High food prices
Low agricultural production
Strategies to improve food security
Have more of agricultural places to grow food.
People should start growing more crops
Decrease the price of food for a short period of time
Start using GM crops so nothing happens from floods
Remove the plant with diseases so other plant do not get any diseases
UN helping South Sudan
World bank donated US$50 million to South sudan
Organization that helped South Sudan
Food and agricultural (FAO), World food programme (WFP) and the UN Children's fund (UNICEF)
UNICEF has ensured 1.5 million children under age 7 received vitamin A supplements.
WFP provided food and nutrition assistance for 2.9 million people.