International Journal of Agricultural Research and Review

ISSN 2360-7971

Policy paper: Strengthening Food Security in Sudan: A Sustainable Approach

Executive SummaryThe food security situation in Sudan is dire, with 15 million people facing food insecurity. The main drivers of food insecurity in Sudan are conflict, economic crisis, and climate change. Some of the policy implications of the food security crisis in Sudan are increasing investment in agriculture, providing social safety nets, improving the legislative framework, providing financial and the international community need also working with the Sudanese government to addressing the root causes of the food security crisis. The policy paper also discusses the importance of data-driven approaches to food security. Data can be used to track changes in cropland area and productivity, monitor the prices of food commodities, track the movements of people and goods, and predict droughts and floods. Moreover, AI has the potential to revolutionize agriculture in Sudan by increasing productivity, reducing costs, and improving sustainability.  This information can then be used to make informed decisions about agricultural development, social safety nets, and other programs. The policy paper concludes by calling for urgent action to address the food security crisis in Sudan. Moreover, a combination of policies and interventions is needed to address the food security crisis in Sudan. Addressing food security in Sudan requires comprehensive and sustainable solutions. Efforts should focus on promoting peace and stability, investing in climate-resilient agriculture, expanding irrigation infrastructure, enhancing agricultural extension services, providing financial support to farmers, improving market access, and increasing investments in research and development. Additionally, social safety nets and poverty reduction programsmes should be implemented to address the immediate needs of vulnerable populations