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WB - South Sudan Economic Update: Pathways to Sustainable Food Security - June 2021

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نوع الوثيقة: Reports and Assessments
نوع الوثيقة: English
تاريخ النشر: 2 July 2021 (6 months ago)
تاريخ الانشاء: 5 July 2021 (6 months ago)
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WB - South Sudan Economic Update: Pathways to Sustainable Food Security - June 2021

نوع الوثيقة: Reports and Assessments
اللغة: English
The South Sudan economy is projected to contract by 4.1 percent in FY2020/21, with growth negatively affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, lower oil production, floods, and increased conflict intensity in parts of the country. With the economic decline in FY2020/21, living conditions have deteriorated, with some 8.3 million estimated to need humanitarian assistance in 2021, reflecting an increase of 800,000 in the absolute number of people in need from 2020. At the same time, crisis-level food insecurity persists despite increased agricultural production, with exceptionally high food prices constraining access to food for large segments of population. Consequently, it is estimated that more than half of the population (7.2 million people) are facing severe food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 and above) in the period from April to July 2021. However, the fiscal deficit is expected to narrow to about 2.7 percent of GDP, reflecting higher than projected oil and non-oil revenue and the impact of fiscal consol

Partners

  • World Bank

Sectors

  •  Livelihood & Social cohesion
  •  Agriculture

موقع

  • South Sudan
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