An official of Caritas Switzerland in South Sudan has urged farmers in the East-Central African nation to increase food production in the present season.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have, in a collective statement circulated Sunday, December 6, expressed their shock and sorrow following last month’s killing of dozens of rice farmers in Borno State, located within the country’s Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri.
Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with the people of God in Nigeria following the attack on farmers over the weekend in Borno State, the North-Eastern part of the country.
The leadership of Caritas South Sudan, the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops in the East-Central African country, has embarked on an initiative that will see thousands of farmers in the country’s capital Juba equipped with techniques and tools for urban farming.
Some 4,000 farmers practicing agroecology in Kenya have not had the negative impacts of COVID-19 crisis having been equipped with skills that foster self-sustenance, ACI Africa has been told.