Publications

The Sudd Institute

Food Security: A Matter Deserving National Discourse

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 04/12/2012

 

This past week saw two significant events happening in Juba: The annual Governors’ Forum and the Agriculture Trade Fair. Although separately planned, the timing and the underpinning theme, “food security”, joined the two programs. Food security is an important matter that deserves attention at the highest national level and this...


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Borders, Bombs and Sudan-South Sudan Unworkable Agreements

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 28/11/2012

 

Over the past week, the people of South Sudan have been reminded once again of the horrific wartime experiences when Sudan’s air force randomly and indiscriminately dropped bombs from a high altitude Russian-made Antonov onto villages and civilian facilities near the Sudan-South Sudan Border. 


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Sudanese Refugee Influx into South Sudan: Security and Bilateral Relations Implications

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 21/11/2012

 

The circumstances of Sudanese refugees in the Yida camp appear to be extraordinarily dire, the UN agency reports. While the displaced Sudanese suffer humiliation, disease, starvation, poor living conditions, and death, their experience also presents serious neighborhood effects for South Sudan.


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Mapping Social Accountability: An Appraisal of Policy Influence on Service Delivery in South Sudan, 2006-2011

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 16/11/2012

 

How might less-informed policy-making lead to social injustice? How do the Government of South Sudan's budgeting decisions impact the delivery of security, health services, and education at the local level?


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The 2012 U.S. Presidential Election: What the Outcome Means for South Sudan

Authors: Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 13/11/2012

 

The recent re-election of Barack Obama for a second term as president was received in South Sudan with jubilation. Renewed hopes have been placed on the US as one of the strongest partners in development and governance in this young country. What does President Obama’s reelection mean for U.S.


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President al-Bashir’s Planned Visit to Juba

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 08/11/2012

 

This past week has seen a flurry of news in the local media, online discussions, and in many conversations among South Sudanese, all focusing on a select number of issues, including the continuing violence in Jonglei, the expulsion of United Nations human rights monitor from the country, and the increasing...


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Insecurity and Ethnic Violence in South Sudan: Existential Threats to State?

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Dialogue briefs

Date: 20/08/2012

 

Since South Sudan gained independence a year ago, things have moved very fast, mainly with negative developments overshadowing any positive gains of independence. A few household and community-level assessments and individual opinion polls on political, economic, and social situations have all indicated that the euphoria about the sense of freedom...


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