World Bank Provides $50M Grant To South Sudan For Food, Nutrition Assistance

East African: World Bank gives South Sudan $50m humanitarian aid
“The World Bank has given South Sudan $50 million to address food insecurity and malnutrition. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNICEF, and [World Food Programme] said in a statement, the World Bank’s support, channelled through South Sudan’s Ministry of Agriculture, was vital to maintain the momentum of helping millions who would face starvation. However, six million people still did not know where their next meal would come from…” (Oduha, 9/12).

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