Jonglei state is one of the major fish producing state in South Sudan. The state has White Nile river, many islands and swamps which provides a rich source of various species of fishes such as the popular Nile Perch, Tilapia, the Cat-fish and Mudfish.
Wildlife & Tourism
Jonglei is the home to many animals including, white eared kob antelopes, nubian giraffes, various bird species in the semi-arid desert lying between Bor, Pibor, Pochalla in Jonglei state and more than 5000 elephants living in swampy areas of Jonglei bordering Yirol County in the west and Nimule.
Agriculture is the major livelihood earner and economic activities for Jonglei state ranging from crops cultivation to livestock rearing. Different crops are grown in the area for domestic and commercial purposes. They include: Sorghum, groundnut and maize.
PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES
The peace programs and initiatives currently on ongoing involve peace conferences bringing community representatives, business, clergy and government representatives plus Inter-community games.
Jonglei state is committed in Provision of quality Healthcare services to communities in Jonglei State by building and equipping Primary Healthcare Units/Centres and Hospitals with drugs, equipment and skilled medical staff.
Jonglei State through the ministry of Ministry of Education, Gender & Social Welfare has channel it efforts to ensure access to affordable, quality and relevant education to all irrespective of gender, age or ethnicity.
Jonglei state government through ministry of Agriculture and livestock has start many initiatives to revolutionize farming sector which is the main economic and livelihood earner to the communities across Jonglei state.