Food shortages in South Sudan cause for concern

Produce for sale at the market in Yei, Central Equatoria State, South Sudan

Unpredictable rains, conflict and the return of over 300,000 refugees are some of the factors behind food shortages in South Sudan.

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warns of a looming food crisis where 1.3 million people are at risk.

A recent crop assessment predicts that the country will at best produce only half of the cereal it requires to feed itself.

FAO's Edward Ogolla produced this report from Juba.

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