SNV Southern Sudan
In June 2009, SNV Southern Sudan, in collaboration with NGARA conducted a rapid situational analysis of the gum arabic sub-sector in three states of Southern Sudan namely: Upper Nile State (UNS), North Barhl El Ghazal State (NBEGS) and Eastern Equatoria State (EES). This study aimed at determining the current state of gum acacia in Southern Sudan, where itís found, estimated quantities or potential, where current harvesting is taking place, who the harvesters are, current uses of gum acacia, current markets and marketing organizations, current prices, overview of relevant policies, map other different actors in the gum Arabic sub sector and their activities including challenges being encountered. Additionally, other important non timber forest products were to be identified and traditional knowledge in development and conservation strategies of gum and these NTFPs documented.
NGARA ACTIVITIES IN SOUTHERN SUDAN
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