South Sudan Food Security and Land Governance Factsheet
Source: LANDac, Royal Tropical Institute, 2010
Author(s): Martijn ter Heegde, Thea Hilhorst and Nicholas Porchet
Food security depends of secure access to land and water (rainfed or irrigated). In South Sudan most farmers rely on customary tenure systems, but which are stretched by violence, insecurity, refugees and IDP resettlement. New legislation has been developed, which recognizes customary systems, but implementation is slow. Large-scale land acquisitions...