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South Sudan Rural Development: Strengthening Smallholders' Resilience - SORUDEV SSR

In a context of multiple fragilities as South Sudan, by enhancing food production and diversification, market access and work opportunities, communities will be less vulnerable to conflicts and extreme climate conditions and will improve livelihoods, thus reducing competition over resources and forced displacement. The overall objective of the action is to contribute to strengthening resilience of communities, improving governance and conflict prevention and reducing forced displacements due to loss of livelihoods.

A top-up of €8 million was approved in May 2018, hereby promoting food security through maintaining a minimum self-subsistence farming capacity in several South Sudan states, building on previous and ongoing EU projects aimed at avoiding a deepening of the crisis and placing more people in need of food aid.

Main objectives

The specific objectives of the programme are to improve food security of rural smallholders in Greater Bahr el Ghazal and to empower them to cope with environmental volatility and insecurity.


International Rescue Committee

EUR 6 375 000

South Sudan Rural Development: Strengthening Smallholders’ Resilience in Greater Upper Nile"

Food and Agriculture Organization

EUR 2 000 000

South Sudan Rural Development: Strengthening smallholders’ resilience in Northern Bahr el-Ghazal

World Vision Australia

EUR 6 375 000

Food security & Resilience in Transitioning Environments - FORESITE

Action Fiche

2 MARCH 2023
Region and Country
  • Horn of Africa
  • Strengthening resilience of communities
  • World Vision Australia
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Food and Agriculture Organization

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