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New Fish Storage Facility Launched in Greater Jonglei

A new facility to improve fish processing and storage was commissioned today in Bor along a critical supply chain benefiting both Fangak Nuer and…

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Ministry of Trade, Embassy of Japan, UNDP and UN Women Launch New Centres for Economic and Livelihood Empowerment of Women and Youth in Yambio

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Renewing UNODC partnership in South Sudan to fight against crime, drugs, terrorism and corruption

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Youth Groups in Bentiu Come Together for the First Time Since 2013 to Exchange and Interact on Peacebuilding

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Peace Committee and Local Communities Prevail as Truce is Achieved in County Conflict in Jonglei

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200 Women and Girls in Bor PoC Complete Six Month Training Programme in Livelihood Skills

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Jubek State Traditional Authorities Gather to Examine Principles of Customary Law, Human Rights and Gender

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New Fish Storage Facility Launched in Greater Jonglei to Foster Community Interdependence and Sustainable Peace

A new facility to improve fish processing and storage was commissioned today in Bor along a critical supply chain benefiting both Fangak Nuer and Jonglei Dinka communities.  

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