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Caritas Switzerland Official Urges Farmers in South Sudan to Increase Food Production

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.  

“Shocked, disturbed, saddened”: Christian Leaders in Nigeria Following Killing of Farmers

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.

Map of Nigeria showing Borno State, scene of the attack on farmers on November 28.

Pope Francis Expresses Solidarity with Nigerians Following Attack on Farmers

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.

Caritas South Sudan upgrades knowledge of farmers in South Sudan with modern farming techniques. / ACI Africa.

Caritas South Sudan Empowers Over 2,000 Farmers with Modern Farming Techniques

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.

Agroecology farmers in Nyahururu, Kenya showcase their farm produce during the 2019 Agroecology Conference. / Caritas Archdiocese of Kisumu/ Facebook

Equipped in Self-sustenance, 4,000 Agroecology Farmers in Kenya Managing amid COVID-19

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.