Assessing Crops and Livestock body condition in South Sudan Print E-mail
In October 2015, AA International was contracted by FAO to prepare a Pictorial Evaluation Tool for Crop Assessing in South Sudan (updated from the 2006 version) and a Pictorial Evaluation Tool for Livestock Assessing in South Sudan.

 

AA International also ran two training courses, in association with Welthungerhilfe/German Agro Action, on crop and livestock assessment, in Aweil, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan in October and December 2015, training 30 participants in the use of PET-Crops and PET-Livestock.

To read more about PETs, visit the Pictorial Evaluation Tools (PETs) page of this website. 

Both PET-Livestock South Sudan, and PET-Crops South Sudan are available to download free of charge below.

 PET-Crops South Sudan - download  (PDF 25 MB)

 PET-Livestock South Sudan - download  (PDF 25 MB)

 

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