At a Glance
The East Africa Regional Mission serves South Sudan and Sudan.
South Sudan faces several development challenges due to decades of political instability, poverty, and persistent food insecurity, all of which are exacerbated by climate change. The country has one of the richest agricultural areas in Africa with fertile soils and abundant water, but frequent flooding, droughts, ongoing conflict, and the displacement of millions of people have drastically reduced food production to the point of being considered food insecure. Nearly all of the population depends on climate-sensitive natural resources, particularly rainfed subsistence agriculture. Rapid population growth and the expansion of farming and pastoralism, coupled with climate change, could aggravate South Sudan’s fragile situation and exacerbate existing tensions and conflict. South Sudan’s total GHG emissions are dominated by
Climate Projections and Impacts
Refer to the Climate Risk Profile (2016) for more information.
Key Climate Impact Areas
Funding and Key Indicators
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