Publications: Special Reports

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Transitioning to Renewable Energy: An Analysis of Energy Situation in Juba, South Sudan

Authors: Jok Gai Anai, Nhial Tiitmamer

Type: Special Reports

Date: 27/11/2018

 

 South Sudan faces a serious energy crisis due to a number of factors, including devastating conflicts (e.g. 1955-172, 1983-2005 & 2013–present) and reliance on the fossil fuel source. The country has the lowest energy consumption rate in Africa and the highest cost of producing energy (World Bank, 2016).


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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...


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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...


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Sporadic Fuel Crisis in South Sudan: Causes, Impacts, and Solutions

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

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 03/03/2016

Keyword(s): South Sudan

 

South Sudan has encountered waves of periodic fuel crisis since 2011. The government has attempted quick-fix measures, but the crisis has continued unabated. Despite a number of speculations surrounding this matter, however, the actual causes and impacts are not necessarily well understood.


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Assessment of Policy and Institutional Responses to Climate Change and Environmental Disaster Risks in South Sudan

Author: Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 30/03/2015

 

This report examines policy and institutional response to climate change and environmental disaster risks, with the view to providing recommendations to the government and its partners in South Sudan on where to focus their environmental policy interventions.


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South Sudan’s Crisis: Its Drivers, Key Players, and Post-conflict Prospects

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 03/08/2014

 

This analysis argues that although the crisis was triggered by power struggle within the SPLM, historical issues that remained unresolved after the CPA significantly compounded it. As well, other factors such as illiteracy, maladministration and undemocratic nature in the SPLM, lack of employment, and weak institutions all contributed to this...


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A Strategy for Achieving Gender Equality in South Sudan

Author: Jane Kani Edward

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 28/01/2014

 

This study seeks to examine how structural factors, customary laws and traditional practices, and economic hardships shape women’s status and hinder their effective participation in leadership positions in South Sudan. By doing so, the study identifies some of the socio-cultural, economic, legal, educational and political conditions, which lead to gender...


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Police Service and Law Enforcement in South Sudan

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 06/09/2013

 

South Sudan has been engaged in a daunting endeavor to build institutions of security, justice and national defense. In addition to decades of cataclysmic conflict with what is now the Republic of Sudan, the new state of South Sudan has had to face tensions within itself.


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Peace and Reconciliation in South Sudan: A Conversation for Justice and Stability

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 06/06/2013

 

Popular sentiment in South Sudan appears to favor a reconciliation process, but questions remain regarding what issues such a process would tackle, how it might be conducted, and who should carry it out. This special report addresses these concerns using information and opinions gathered from interviews with community leaders, youth,...


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Mapping the Sources of Conflict and Insecurity in South Sudan: Living in Fear under a Newly-Won Freedom

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 12/01/2013

 

Ethnic violence continues to plague rural communities across South Sudan, in many cases preventing citizens from enjoying the benefits of peace and the promises of independence.