Publications

The Sudd Institute

The Petroleum Revenue Sharing Arrangement in South Sudan

Authors: Ariic David Aguto Reng, Nhial Tiitmamer

Type: Special Reports

Date: 22/05/2018

 

This report scrutinizes the transfer of the 2% and 3% of net petroleum revenues to the petroleum producing states and communities. Using historical budget outturns, key informant interviews, and policy documents, we find that:


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Climate Change and Conflicts in South Sudan

Authors: Nyathon James Hoth Mai, Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 10/05/2018

 

South Sudan has experienced decades of protracted conflicts, some of which might have been caused in part or exacerbated by climate change and variability. Climate change causes scarcity of resources and forces communities to raid their neighbors or migrate to a new area to look for opportunities, which brings new...


 

Cattle raiding, a longstanding practice among pastoralists in South Sudan, was historically governed by cultural authorities and ritual prohibitions. However, after decades of on-and-off integration into armed forces, raiders are now heavily armed, and military-style attacks claim dozens if not hundreds of lives at a time.


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Food Security and Nutrition Vulnerability and Risk Analysis in Former Warrap and Northern Bahr el Ghazal States

Authors: Zacharia Diing Akol, James Alic Garang, Samuel Garang Akau, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 18/04/2018

 

The trends reported in the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) show a growing food security crisis in South Sudan, with a high proportion of people sliding into crisis and emergency food insecurity level. The underlying fears concern an emerging acute lack of food in almost all parts of the...


Food Security and Nutrition Vulnerability and Risk Analysis in Former Warrap and Northern Bahr el Ghazal States St

Authors: Zacharia Diing Akol, James Alic Garang, Samuel Garang Akau, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 18/04/2018

 

Despite[1] no direct politically driven armed conflict in former Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Warrap States, assessments have shown deteriorating food security and nutritional conditions. More generally, the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) shows a growing food security problem in South Sudan, with a large proportion of people sliding...


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The Call for Merger of the National Dialogue and HLRF Processes

Author: Abraham Awolich

Type: Dialogue briefs

Date: 27/02/2018

 

Numerous attempts to end the conflict in South Sudan have been made but very few meaningful results have been realized. To achieve a comprehensive peace in the country, this Dialogue Brief makes a case for the merger of the National Dialogue process and the on-going High-level Revitalization Forum (HLRF).


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Understanding the Cessation of Hostilities Agreements Violations in South Sudan

Authors: Jok Madut Jok, Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 09/01/2018

 

December 15, 2017, marked 4 years of a political turmoil in an independent South Sudan. This has culminated in the country’s widespread insecurity, an unmatched humanitarian tragedy, and a heightening economic distress. This misery deepens as a host of efforts to stamp the instability continues to falter, one after another.


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The Sudd Institute in 2017

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 09/01/2018

 

The Sudd Institute in 2017


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The Revitalization of the ARCSS and the Prospects for Peace in South Sudan

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Jok Madut Jok, Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 21/11/2017

 

This policy paper evaluates the prospects of peace in South Sudan within the context of the recently proposed revitalization process of the 2015 political pact. The paper broadly argues that the revitalization process is important, but it must contend with factors that led to the collapse of the original agreement.


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President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s Visit to Khartoum: Goals and Outcomes

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 14/11/2017

 

People who study the relationship between north and south of the old Sudan do recognize that the memories of the Sudanese state violence, racial and religious bigotry of many northern Sudanese leaders and the anti-north sentiments they have engendered in the south, all of which fueled the drive for the...


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