There are no established suppliers for food (Maize, CSB, Pulses, Sugar, Oil or RTE (Ready to Eat) produced in South Sudan. Most locally produced foodstuffs are available in local markets or transported to larger markets in urban areas. Most foods are imported from neighbouring countries Uganda and Kenya.
WFP’s 'P4P' unit has started to establish business relationship with a selection of farmers’ organisations and cooperatives in Western and Central Equatoria with the aim of stimulating local production and making surplus food available to the wider market.
Operational support items such as water tanks, generators tents and basic IT equipment are readily available in major market centres around the country, however specialised items would need to be imported from neighbouring countries.
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