Research for a Peaceful, Just and Prosperous South Sudan

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Who We Are


The Sudd Institute is an independent research organization that conducts and facilitates research and training to inform public policy and practice, to create opportunities for discussion and debate, and to improve analytical capacity in South Sudan. The Sudd Institute’s intention is to significantly improve the quality, impact, and accountability of local, national, and international policy and decision-making in South Sudan...

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Recent Publications


The South Sudanization of the Petroleum Industry Through Local Content: Is the Dream within Reach?

20 October 2015

Before independence, northern Sudanese, Chinese, Malaysians, Indians, and their firms dominated the South Sudanese petroleum industry.

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The Role of Media in War and Peace in South Sudan

20 October 2015

Much of the commentary in the media and the news reporting in South Sudan tends to be partisan either supporting...

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Peace-building in South Sudan through the Design and Implementation of Coherent and Integrated Youth Development Policy

17 October 2015


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