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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In the News


The Sudd Institute in 2015

24 December 2015


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Employment Opportunity at the Sudd Institute

16 September 2015

Job Posting: N0. SUDD 3 

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Press Release: The Sudd Institute on the Situation of Insecurity in Juba

17 December 2013

December 17, 2013 – Juba, South Sudan.

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Recent Publications


Transparency and Accountability in South Sudan’s Petroleum Industry

3 May 2016

Transparency and accountability have become international norms due to inherent range of social, economic and political benefits.

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South Sudan’s Transitional Government of National Unity: A Solution to the Country’s Instability or Mere Elite Pact of Self-Preservation?

30 April 2016

After many delays, Riek Machar, leader of the armed opposition, Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Army in Opposition (SPLA-IO), finally returned to...

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Making Sense of South Sudan’s New Petroleum HSE Management Systems and Plan Regulations

28 April 2016

Environmental conditions in South Sudan’s petroleum producing areas have continued to deteriorate.

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