The Sentry, Enough Project
South Sudan's elites have built a kleptocratic regime that controls all sectors of the economy, and have squandered a historic chance for the development of a functional state, argues this report from the Sentry. These predatory economic networks play a central role in the current civil war, because much of the conflict is driven by elites attempting to re-negotiate their share of the politico-economic power balance through violence.
Enough Project, Omer Ismail
Recent shifts in the politics of the Persian Gulf could benefit the ruling coterie in economically isolated and politically ostracized Sudan. These shifts dramatically alter Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's view of his opportunities.
Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 8:4, Jairo Munive
Current practice for Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) in South Sudan centres on ex-combatants' reintegration through encouraging entrepreneurship and selfemployment and thereby their willingness to take risks and responsibility. This article by Jairo Munive argues that DDR interventions seldom capture the labour market experience of demobilized combatants. Self-employment is the solution to the process of reintegration, empowerment and ultimately a key to statebuilding.
The Ebony Center for Strategic Studies, June 2013
The emergence of a viable economy in South Sudan demands a competent civil service system that is dedicated to the rule of law.
SNA Nuyon, SUDD Institute Policy Brief
The frustration over the impasse in the negotiations with Sudan, and the urgent desire to rescue the economy are understandable. However, this should not ...
This report is an assessment of peace, conflict and peacebuilding in South Sudan, conducted between June 2011 and March 2012. It analyses how local, nat ...
Hassan Ali Gadkarim, Independent Consultant
The changing international/external economic environment is creating both opportunities for and risks in front of achieving development objectives in Sudan. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has become a very important source of external financing for Sudan, and an important source of foreign exchange to support the country's recent current account deficits.
World Bank, Sudan Country Economic Brief
The adverse impact of the secession and of the lack of agreement on oil transit fees are heavily affecting vital economy activities, causing serious eco ...
Richard Downie, Center for Strategic and International Studies, April 2012
There are fears that Sudan and South Sudan are edging closer to all-out war.
Richard Barltrop, International Alert Report Feb 2012
This paper uses Alert's peacebuilding framework to explore questions about peace and peacebuilding in South Sudan and Sudan.
USIP Special Report
World bank and AFR/OPCS Implementation Support Mission report May 2010
Country Economic Memorandum, World Bank, December 2009
Ahmed, Medani M., Sudan Report 2009:1
Ahmed, Medani M., Sudan Report 2009:1 The main objective of this study is to carefully examine the mechanisms through which the economy of the Sudan is ...
Medani, M. Ahmed, Sudan Report 2008:1
Medani, M. Ahmed, Sudan Report 2008:1. - This report attempts to examine the impacts of the extent of the external debt problem and its implications for ...
Mustafa Babiker, Sudan Working Paper 2008:3
Land policies are of fundamental importance to the wellbeing of and the economic opportunities open to rural people, good governance, and peaceful coe ...
Economist Intelligence Unit, August 2008
A Unicons/UNDP paper by Abda Yahia El Mahdi, July 2008
A Unicons/UNDP paper by Ahmed A. A. Badawi, July 2008
A Unicons/UNDP paper by Ibrahim Suleiman, June 2008
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Allahu Akbar: A Friday in Khartoum
I am sipping to my coffee as I am listening to the local imam through the loudspeaker as he addresses his congregation inside the mosque.
Ikke mer fred å få
Ingen viktige fredsavtaler er inngått i verden de siste åtte årene. De fleste «intern-konflikter» er ikke det de gir seg ut for å være. De er deler av internasjonale konfliktsystemer der eksterne aktører spiller helt sentrale roller, skriver Gunnar M. Sørbø i en utenriksanalyse i Morgenbladet.
Past, present, and future - fifty years of anthropology in Sudan Munzoul A. M. Asal, Musa Adam Abdul-Jalil (2015)
South Sudan - a slow liberation Edward Thomas (2015)
Emerging orders in the Sudans editors, Sandra Calkins, Enrico Ille, Richard Rottenburg (2015)
South Sudan - the crisis of infancy Peter Adwok Nyaba (2014)
Norge i Sudan - på bunnen av sola Bibiana Dahle Piene (2014)
Evaluation methodologies for aid in conflict edited by Ole Winckler Andersen, Beate Bull, Megan Kennedy-Chouane (2014)
Disrupting territories - land, commodification Jörg Gertel, Richard Rottenburg (2014)
Sudan divided - continuing conflict in a contested state edited by Gunnar M. Sørbø and Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (2013)