Food Security and Livelihoods


When a community emerges from immediate crisis, they begin to focus on development. Securing access to sustainable agriculture and sources of income are an early step in this process. ACROSS works with communities throughout South Sudan as they take this crucial step in their road to resilience.

Posts related to Food Security and Livelihoods:

  • Innovation through Integration The Integrated Community Based Development Project (ICBDP) in Rumbek East County impacts communities in many ways. As the name suggests, the project utilizes an integrated response to transition communities from relief to resilience by building community capacity to address their needs…
  • shruby landscape with crossroads sign Zai Pits for Peace and Productivity Zai Pits for Peace and Productivity, is a next step effort to transition from relief to development in Kapoeta East where ACROSS and PMU have had ongoing relief efforts. Kapoeta East County is an administrative region of Eastern Equatoria State…
  • Atiriu Ag Centre ACROSS prepares to reopen the agricultural training center just outside of Rumbek in Atiriu in the Lakes State. The centre was closed during previous years of conflict, yet some of our most successful agriculture projects continue to have impact in…
  • Media Team Pilots Bio-gas ACROSS Media trained community members in Terekeka in bio-gas and briquette making. The training’s goal was to provide a practical application for the ongoing peace and reconciliation work being done through media messaging in the community. A result was an…
  • A Dry and Thirsty Land Kassengor Payam of Pibor county in Boma state is a place where food security and water/sanitation needs have been worsening, particularly among vulnerable and displaced persons. Residents continue to face challenges including inter-communal violence, fire, flood, economic hardship and aggravated…
  • Refugee Care While many South Sudanese have been internally displaced from their traditional homes, others in surrounding countries have some to South Sudan to seek refuge. The need for refugee care in South Sudan is a tragic outcome of instability and unrest…
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