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South Sudan: EU financed Kwacjok Bridge will boost local economy and ease the work of humanitarian operations in the country
NEWS | 18 November 2020

Feeder roads provide more than just economic development for rural communities in South Sudan

A EUR 16 million programme, financed through the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, will enable the construction of 60-70 Km of all-weather feeder roads and the completion of the 160 m long bridge in rural areas of South Sudan, providing new economic opportunities for its population. This programme complements...

A farmer tends to her eggplants in Kalobeyei settlement. WFP Scarlett O’Sullivan January 2020
NEWS | 12 June 2020

Kenya: Accessing safe and fresh produce even during the coronavirus lock-down

The World Food Programme (WFP) programme, financed by the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF), has provided long-term support to farming amongst local and refugee families in Kenya. It also proved to be a lifeline during the pandemic.
Story by Martin Karimi

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The Productive Safety Nets programme seeks to help food insecure populations create or rehabilitate valuable community assetsWFP
NEWS | 24 January 2020

Sudan: How we are creating employment opportunities between harvests to tackle food insecurity

Sudan faces a growing humanitarian need. 5.8 million people across the country are unsure where their next meal will come from. With the support of the EUTF, the World Food Programme (WFP) is finding creative ways to support the Government’s social safety nets system through its resilience programming.

Osman Hamad...

South Sudan: EU financed Kwacjok Bridge will boost local economy and ease the work of humanitarian operations in the country
NEWS | 06 June 2019

South Sudan: EU financed Kwacjok Bridge will boost local economy and ease the work of humanitarian operations in the country

South Sudan has a road network of over 20,000 kilometres, but only a small fraction of 200 kilometres are paved. Road travel is therefore difficult, especially during the rainy season, posing a challenge for the local populations, economic development, access to markets, as well as humanitarian operations on the ground....