Written by John Ryle

Peace is the Name of Our Cattle-Camp: Local responses to conflict in Eastern Lakes State, South Sudan

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Following the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and the subsequent independence of South Sudan in 2011, many agro-pastoralist and pastoralist areas of the country have experienced an upsurge of livestock raiding, counter raiding and cycles of revenge killing. Eastern Lakes State, in contrast to its neighbor, Western Lakes State, is an exception. Since 2011, there…

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Knowledge Deficit in Sudan: Memorandum re World Bank Sudan Conflict Analysis Workshop

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This memorandum addresses a cross-cutting theme from the World Bank Sudan workshop: the information environment in Sudan. It outlines the need for an improved base of economic and socio-political knowledge, one that would be available to donors and implementing agencies, to governing authorities in north and south Sudan and to the Sudanese public. Download

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Report of an Investigation into Oil Development, Conflict and Displacement in Western Upper Nile, Sudan

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This report documents and places into context an intensification of armed attacks on civilians in key areas of Sudan’s contested oil region in Western Upper Nile during 2000 and 2001. The attacks were carried out by Government of Sudan (GoS) forces and local pro-government militias and by rebel forces of, or aligned with, the Sudan…

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