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2014/05 Public cattle vaccination in NBGS is extended to cattle of nomadic Sudanese pastoralists (Rizeigat, Misseriya) as well as local herders. Snippet: Public cattle vaccination in NBGS is extended to cattle of nomadic Sud....
2014/03 Lainya County residents are fearful because of many armed cattle-herders who have fled to their county from Jonglei State since recent fighting there. Snippet
Reference Mini-review
Charlton Doki, 2014/05/12. Bibliography item: Charlton Doki (2014/05/12) "South Sudan, Where Livestock Outnumbers People and the Environment Suffers". (Article). IRIN Humanitarian News and Analysis. [Article] IRIN Humanitarian News and Analysis. Accessed online.

This short article outlines some of the environmental risks posed by attitudes to livestock in South Sudan, and suggests that stronger government policies are needed to control this.

FAO and WFP, 2014/02/20. South Sudan: FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to South Sudan, 20 February 2014 [Report] FAO and WFP. Accessed online.

Finds that cereal production increased nationally in 2013 compared with 2012 and the 5-year average, despite a decrease in the (comparatively small) sector of larger and mechanized farms. Livestock conditions were also comparatively good. Food insecurity was at a 5-year minimum: the proportion of people with inadequate food consumption in October 2013 was down to 33%, from 40% in October 2012. Nevertheless overall cereal deficit is still put at more than 400,000 tonnes.

Indicator values are shown in the table below alongside the year for which they were assessed. For further information, click on the source and 'details' text. Put the cursor over the indicator values to see selected comparisons.

Year Indicator Value Details
2009
Cattle population (millions)
12
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