Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security

Ecological Zones


Crops grown in South Sudan


Beans are important crops of nutritional value that are grown under different climatic conditions. Currently,

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Potential Areas for Investment in the Agro-industrial Sector

  • Saw mills, fruit canning factory and brewery in Wau, Western Bahr el Ghazal state.
  • Kenaf project for making and packaging Hessian cloth in Tonj, Warrap State.
  • Nzara Agro Industrial Complex, Western Equatoria State and Mongalla Cotton Spinning and Weaving factory, Central Equatoria state.
  • Paper making project from papyrus that grows in the Sudd or swamps of the states of Warrap, Unity, Upper Nile, Jonglei and Lakes states.

Ministry Vision

The vision is sustainable transformation of the country’s agriculture sector into a vibrant and productive economic sector that contributes to economic growth, social wellbeing, national food and nutrition security and poverty alleviation.

Ministry Mission

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for over 87 percent of the rural population in the Republic of South Sudan; through increased productivity, sustainable and quality production coupled with integrated planning and sustainable and environmentally sustainable management.


Ongoing Projects

Productive Safety Net for Socio-economic Project Project Objective To provide

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Emergency Locust Response Project (ELRP) Project Objective Respond to the

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Resilient Agricultural Livelihoods Project (RALP) Project Objective Strengthen the capacity

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South Sudan Livelihoods and Resilience Project (SSLRP) Project Objective Empower

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Weekly Food Price Index

ItemQuantityPrice (SSP)
Tomatoes1 Kg200
Sugar1 Kg500
Maize Flour Bag10kg2340
Okra1 Kg400
Onions1 Kg550