Fighting In South Sudan Contributes To Country’s Food Insecurity

News outlets examine how fighting in South Sudan is contributing to food insecurity in the country.

Foreign Policy: South Sudan’s Coming Famine
“…[A] fresh round of fighting, which erupted over the weekend between government forces and rebels loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar, further erodes the prospects for peace in the world’s newest nation and imperils critical humanitarian efforts aimed at keeping a potential famine at bay…” (McCormick, 8/16).

Inter Press Service: South Sudan Heads towards Famine Amid ‘Descent into Lawlessness’
“…[I]nstead of bringing about peace, the leaders of South Sudan’s warring parties have allowed the country to continue its slide toward famine…” (Green, 8/14).