JUBA, South Sudan –

“On March 11, South Sudan received its first-ever consignment of fertilizers, imported from Kenya and purchased with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through a new project – Seeds for Development – which is jointly implemented by the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).

The use of agro-inputs is in line with new government policies aimed at increasing food production. This is the first time in the history of the southern Sudan region that farmers will be exposed to mineral fertilizers and hybrid seeds following the drafting of new government policies to increase agricultural production and productivity…”

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