The three-year project would replace the current system, under which "we don't really know how much food is produced, by whom, of what type, when is it available, how much of it is lost to post-harvest losses," Sue Lautze, the head of office for the FAO in South Sudan said of the current system which will be replaced by the new one.
Sudanese insurgents are obstructing a deal to deliver much-needed aid into areas under their control in two Sudanese states where almost a million people have been forced from their homes, the UN aid chief said on Thursday.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir meets his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta, who is on his first visit to the region as head of state, in Juba, South Sudan, May 23, 2013.
Kenya has asked other African countries to urge the International Criminal Court to drop crimes-against-humanity charges against its new president and his deputy, according to an African Union document seen on Thursday.
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In a hangar-shaped factory hall in central Sudan a dozen workers rush to pack refined white sugar gushing from a funnel into paper bags to be loaded on three trucks parked outside.
Photograph: Leapfrog Public Relations Bridget Nagomoro used to get up at five in the morning to fetch water from the stream, cook breakfast for the family, then walk the five miles to school.
Police arbitrarily arrested Michael Koma, the managing editor of South Sudan's daily Juba Monitor , on May 2 and detained him for four days following the publication of an article critical of the deputy security minister.
A Sudanese woman sorts sorghum grains after threshing on a field near Mukjar in Western Darfur, Sudan, 09 December 2007.
Following a lengthy Cabinet meeting, South Sudan's government spokesman said Wednesday that the country will continue to export oil through Sudan and that there had been only a temporary slowdown in production.
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Sudan's Council of States has decided to suspend its sessions in order to enable its members to head to their constituencies and lead a mobilisation campaign in support of the Sudan Armed Forces in its ongoing battle with rebel groups which have stepped up their military activities in recent months.
South Sudan on Monday summoned the Chinese ambassador to Juba to complain over an alleged blockage of the flow of its oil to international markets through Sudanese territory, government sources have said.
The restive state of Jonglei, South Sudan, where the South Sudan Army says it has recaptured the town of Boma from rebels.
Ugandans have been warned against revenging upon the south Sudan refugees in the country following the numerous reports of harassment of the Ugandan Traders operating in southern Sudan.