Source: U.S. Embassy in South Sudan |

USAID Launches Partnership to Combat Crop-Threatening Fall Armyworm in South Sudan

The partnership will train and support almost 500 South Sudanese farmers to use Fawligen to control Fall Armyworm and protect maize crop yields

A new partnership in South Sudan is combatting Fall Armyworm, an insect that can cause significant damage to crops, including maize and sorghum.  With more than half of South Sudan’s current population—nearly 6.2 million people—in need of life-saving food assistance in January, Fall Armyworm threatens to exacerbate food insecurity that…

Source: U.S. Embassy in South Sudan |

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Update

Embassy personnel are urged to continue to observe precautions when moving about the city and to refrain from unnecessary travel

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that in light of recent political events in Juba, the Embassy has reviewed its security situation. Although there is an increased military presence in a number of locations, the security situation in Juba is unchanged. The Embassy is fully operational. Embassy personnel are urged to continue to…