Khartoum, February 13(Darfur24)The Food and Agriculture Organization FAO revealed on Monday  rise in sorghum  prices during the month of January in some markets in Sudan.

According to a statement of the Office of Humanitarian Affairs,OCHA, the prices of   sorghum  , locally planted  this  season, in January 2023, began rising by  3-9 percent in some markets in Sudan.

The statement added, according to food prices, the monitoring and analysis bulletin issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on February 10. The 2022-2023 crop is estimated at higher levels of average due to favorable weather conditions.

The statement continued in contrast to this, the prices of millet continued their declining direction in most markets, as it decreased in December 2022 by 4-16 percent.

During the period from January to September 2022, the United Nations, international NGOs and partners of national NGOs provided food aid and livelihoods to 8.4 million people in the framework of the humanitarian response plan for Sudan 2022. This means that about one of every six people across Sudan.

Sudan’s population is 49.7 million, according to the review of the humanitarian needs of 2022 in Sudan.