Written by United States Agency for International Development

Applying Community-Driven Development to Strengthen Resilience in a Conflict Setting: Lessons from South Sudan”

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The USAID Promoting Resilience through Ongoing Participatory Engagement and Learning (PROPEL) program was designed to foster social cohesion and resilience in targeted communities in Jonglei, Lakes, and Eastern and Central Equatoria states in South Sudan through a Community-Driven Development (CDD) approach. PROPEL provided material improvements in the lives of community members and at the same…

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Environmental & Ecological Assessment of the Sobat River Fisheries

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In support of USAID South Sudan’s programmatic objectives to explore an expansion of the USAID-funded South Sudan Transition and Conflict Mitigation (SSTCM) program’s Youth Fisheries Project of 2011-2012, an ecological and environmental assessment was conducted. The study not only focuses on the aforementioned project itself but also on the wider environment of the Sobat River…

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Sobat Fisheries Evaluation

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This report presents an evaluation of a fisheries program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by AECOM International South Sudan (AECOM) under the South Sudan Transition and Conflict Mitigation (SSTCM) Program in the Sobat River Corridor. The program’s purpose was to direct quick-impact conflict mitigation and stabilization programming to…

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Designing Fisheries Programs in the Sobat River Basin

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The Sobat River Basin covers an extensive area stretching from northeast of Boma in Jonglei to the rivers’ intersection with the White Nile near Malakal in Upper Nile. Capture fisheries has great potential for development in the Sobat Corridor, but has remained a surprisingly neglected resource. The full utilization of the water resources is both…

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Sudan Local Governance Assessment

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The purpose of this assessment is to inform the development of an integrated, multi-sectoral program to support the CPA by delivering tangible peace dividends. This will be done through building capacity of state and county governments to effectively engage citizens and address their needs. Data for this assessment was gathered through review of official documents,…

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Juba Assessment: Town Planning and Administration

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This municipal assessment of Juba of 2005 examines greater Juba’s planning priorities, options, and opportunities, conducted an analysis of the current municipal administrative structure and existing records pertaining to land transactions and town planning, and examined existing governmental capacity to manage land, housing, building, and planning in a period of rapid change. Download

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The Potential of Indigenous Wild Foods

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This article contains the proceedings on a regional workshop of wild indigenous foods held in Kenya in 2001 to extend lessons and information on South Sudan while examining similar work in the region. It is an outgrowth of a USAID funded study on indigenous wild food plants in South Sudan to provide better information on…

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