Public Information Officer Challiss McDonough (@challiss) took this picture at the main food market in Malakal, a city of more than 130,000 people in South Sudan, the world’s newest country. 
She says that food prices in the fledgling nation are sky high, and there are shortages of staple foods. The domestic harvest failed this year due to erratic rains, and the landlocked country is facing serious challenges in importing enough food to meet its needs.

Public Information Officer Challiss McDonough (@challiss) took this picture at the main food market in Malakal, a city of more than 130,000 people in South Sudan, the world’s newest country. 

She says that food prices in the fledgling nation are sky high, and there are shortages of staple foods. The domestic harvest failed this year due to erratic rains, and the landlocked country is facing serious challenges in importing enough food to meet its needs.