SPOTLIGHT: Meet Magai Alier Aluong, advocate for local farming

Meet Magai Alier Aluong, the local farming advocate from Sherikat, urging South Sudanese to embrace farming and support homegrown produce over imported goods

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Meet Magai Alier Aluong, a successful farmer based in Sherikat, known for producing fresh, organic tomatoes, peppers, watermelon, and eggplant. Operating in Gumbo Market, Magai has built a thriving business supplying tomatoes, particularly, to the local market.

As his agricultural venture flourishes, Magai urges fellow South Sudanese to embrace farming and reduce reliance on imported produce from Uganda, a common practice in the country. Recognizing the economic challenges, he emphasizes the need for a shift from being mere consumers to active producers. Magai states, “I appeal to South Sudan to embark on farming as it is a lucrative business in the long run.”

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Looking ahead, Magai has plans to expand his farm, introducing new crops while aiming to generate job opportunities for local residents. His commitment to local farming aligns with the vision of fostering sustainable agricultural practices and contributing to the economic development of his community.


For those interested in connecting with Magai Alier Aluong, you can reach him at +211929994735 to place an order for his fresh organic produce.

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