Written by Matthew Pritchard

After the Khartoum Agreement: Boundary Making and the 32 States in South Sudan

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The Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS) signed on 12 September 2018, not only allows for a new government and security arrangements, it also provides for two new commissions to decide the number of internal states and their boundaries. In the following Q and A, RVI fellows Douglas Johnson (DJ)…

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Land Disputes in Urban and Peri-Urban South Sudan

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This report presents the findings from a survey of land-related disputes in urban and peri-urban areas of South Sudan. From November to December 2016, the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS), in partnership with Norwegian People‚Äôs Aid (NPA) and the State Land Alliances (SLA), interviewed 942 individuals in ten locations across the country. Findings from this…

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A War Within: Perceptions of Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Healing in Malakal POC

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This report presents the findings of a survey on perceptions of truth, justice, reconciliation and healing carried out in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) protection of civilians (POC) site in Malakal, Upper Nile State. The primary goal of the survey was to determine what people in the POC think should be done…

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Land tenure reform for food security in South Sudan

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This briefing paper from 2013 demonstrates the different challenges that land access, use, and management systems present to food security throughout the country. Although ongoing food insecurity is driven by a number of interdependent factors, interventions in agricultural production and dispute resolution at the policy and project levels have largely ignored the fundamental challenges posed…

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