Some peanuts for World Food Day

It’s World Food Day todayand this year’s emphasis is on family farming. We have a community farm at our Rhumathoi Community Center, and we are pretty pleased with our first peanut harvest. .
Our peanut fields at harvest time.

Our peanut fields at harvest time.

Deng Madheiu, the Rhumathoi community-center manager, harvesting peanuts.

Deng Madheiu, the Rhumathoi community-center manager, harvesting peanuts.

Looks pretty good!

Looks pretty good!

peanut harvest 02 closeup 2014 VHSS executive director Franco Majok took these photos. He writes: “The big problem we have this year in Northern Bahr el-Ghazal and maybe for all South Sudan is starvation, which is alarming everyone.” The food we grow, and the support we can provide for those growing food, will provide some relief to this remote part of South Sudan.