Publications

 

Based on interviews with various informants, this paper attempts to evaluate the implementation status of the security arrangement provisions of the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS), as well as its future implications for the Security Sector Reforms (SSR) endeavor in South Sudan.


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Kenya’s Crackdown on the South Sudanese

Authors: Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 30/08/2018

 

Like the rest of the world, South Sudanese in Kenya were shocked when the Kenyan police started storming their residences, arresting and detaining many of them in police center in Nairobi, Nakuru, Lodwar, Eldoret, and Nyeri, among others.


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Climate Change and Gender in South Sudan

Authors: Nyathon James Hoth Mai, Jok Madut Jok, Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 01/08/2018

 

Climate change poses global risks (World Economic Forum, 2016, IPCC, 2014). These risks adversely affect women in developing countries because of their little capacity to adapt (Brody et al, 2008). Previous studies show that women are more vulnerable to climate change than men for a variety of reasons, including illiteracy,...


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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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The Fundamental Problem of South Sudan

Author: Abraham Awolich

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 26/04/2018

 

This weekly review investigates what underpins the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, which is barely understood. The ongoing peace processes, namely IGAD led mediation efforts, National Dialogue and SPLM reunification efforts, may not bring a durable peace if the origin of the conflict is not well understood.


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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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