Friday 25 January 2013
January 24, 2013 (JUBA) – Statistics on the wealth of livestock per capita in South Sudan have indicated the region is leading the world in the under-utilised economic sector.
With a population of 8.2 million people according to a 2008 (...)
Sunday 11 May 2014
May 10, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The government of Saudi Arabia informed Sudan that it was not behind a decision taken by an unknown number of Saudi banks last February to suspend any dealings with Sudan.
“Some Saudi banks halted dealings (...)
Monday 16 September 2013
September 15, 2013 (BOR) – The Jonglie state government has pledged to provide free drugs for treating East Coast Fever (ECF) to cattle keepers in Bor. Map showing location of Jonglei state in South Sudan.
The drugs will only be (...)
Sunday 10 March 2013
March 9, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Excessive fees charged by localities on livestock have resulted in total suspension of exports, an official at the industry’s chamber said. A cattleman walks with cows before they are slaughtered at an abattoir (...)
Thursday 28 February 2013
African Development Bank (AfDB)
AfDB Commits US $57.66 Million Towards Food Security Program in Horn of Africa
Four million pastoralists to benefit in the first five years
NAIROBI, Kenya, February 27, 2013/African Press (...)
Saturday 3 May 2014
May 2, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - The National Agency for Financing and Export insurance said it expects to reach decisive solutions that are critical to the country’s exports of live cattle to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the current (...)
Sunday 10 March 2013
March 8, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Clashes between South Sudan’s army (SPLA) and local pastoralist youth resumed in Lakes state’s, Rumbek Central County, on Friday, resulting in the death of a civilian.
In January 25 people died and 30 people (...)
Wednesday 13 February 2013
February 12, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese minister of livestock, Fisheries and Pastures Faisal Hassan Ibrahim reported Tuesday that the country’s livestock exports jumped by 96.6% in 2012. FILE - Cows are seen before they are (...)
Monday 7 April 2014
April 6, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s chamber of livestock exporters has welcomed the decision made by Saudi Arabia to lift the temporary ban on imports of frozen beef, lamb and goat meat from Sudan. A cattleman walks with cows before they (...)
Thursday 21 March 2013
March 20, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Three county commissioners from Warrap and Lakes state have agreed to share water resources without condition among their pastoralist communities.
The agreement was reached after Lakes state’s Rumbek North (...)