• South Sudan is blessed with six agro-ecological zones that are suitablecfor farming a variety of crops including, maize, sorghum, cassava,
    potatoes, rice, sesame, fruits, etc.
  • The country has an estimated 33 million acres of prime arable land. Of these, only 4 percent is currently being cultivated.
  • South Sudan has nearly 5 times the area of agricultural land per
    capital compared to Kenya, Uganda or Ethiopia.
  • Some 80 percent of rural households in South Sudan list agriculture as their primary source of livelihood.

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