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Having seeds without the expertise on how to sow them is no good, which is why Bangladeshi peacekeepers provided female farmers in Jur River County with both. Photos: Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS

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With classrooms in good conditions it is hoped that young boys and girls attending Bor A mixed primary school will learn more and better. Photos: Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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Peace of mind begins with food security, which begins with seeds and agricultural know-how. Chinese peacekeepers serving with UNMISS have provided people in Wau County with both. Photos: Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS

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In Wau, South Sudan, a state-level political parties forum jointly hosted by UNMISS, the AU, and RJMEC, saw spirited conversations on the need for extending political and civic space before this young nation heads to the polls in its first-ever elections next year. Photo by Michael Wondi/UNMISS

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As the Sudan crisis continues, hundreds of thousands have crossed porous borders to neighbouring South Sudan in search of safety. Many are returnees who once left this young nation to escape war and, now, find themselves once again having to battle enormous odds to rebuild their lives. Photo by Ines Surwumwe/UNMISS