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Gender Norms, Conflict, and Aid – briefing note

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This briefing note explores the interaction between gender norms of masculinities and femininities, and capacities for peace and conflict in areas that are receiving assistance. The aim of the research on which this publication is based on is to better understand how gender norms, including violent notions of masculinity and gender inequality in Greater Lakes…

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Land Reform and Conflict in South Sudan: Evidence from Yei River County

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Following South Sudanese independence in 2011, land reform became a major aspect of state building, partly to address historical injustices and partly to avoid future conflicts around land. In the process, land became a trigger for conflicts, sometimes between communities with no histories of “ethnic conflict.” Drawing on cases in two rural areas in Yei…

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Gender Norms, Conflict, and Aid

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This report explores the interaction between gender norms of masculinities and femininities, and capacities for peace and conflict in areas that are receiving assistance. The aim of the research is to better understand how gender norms, including violent notions of masculinity and gender inequality in Greater Lakes State and Western Equatoria State may be affecting:…

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Livelihoods and conflict in South Sudan

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This briefing paper recommends a rethink in the way that aid actors approach questions of recovery and livelihood. Rather than a simplistic either/ or approach, what is needed is a much more localised and deeper analysis of conflict, inter-communal grievances and inter-communal relations.

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Risk, Resilience, and Pastoralist Mobility

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As livestock becomes increasingly recognized for its significant contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and exports, this report investigates the practice of pastoralism in Sudan. The authors delineate migration patterns, rationales, and market strategies, and offer recommendations for policymakers and service providers interacting with communities that practice pastoralism. This study finds: Herders do not follow individual…

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The politics of displacement-related land conflict in Yei River County, South Sudan

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Drawing on empirical evidence from Yei River County in South Sudan, this paper argues that, rather than a temporary phenomenon, displacement may lead to a drastic reorganisation of land occupation and governance. Such reorganisation may become strongly connected to broader political contention. In the case of Yei, existing legal frameworks and institutions are inadequate to…

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Pastoralism, Conflict and Recovery in South Sudan

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On 15 April 2016, the Norwegian Refugee Council, with support from the Swiss Development Cooperation, hosted a roundtable discussion on pastoralism, conflict and recovery in South Sudan. During the two – year conflict, an unprecedented number of cattle have been separated from their owners, often through the violent raids that have contributed to the displacement…

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The Impact of Conflict on the Livestock Sector in South Sudan

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The crisis erupted at the end of 2013 engulfed nearly all states and community groups resulting in the proliferation of conflict actors. While the crisis has impacted all economic sectors, livestock was specifically affected because of the targeting for cattle raiding by the warring parties. Added to this was the restriction on seasonal movements without…

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Youth-Led Participatory Action Research

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This document reports from a two-month Youth-Led Participatory Action Research project, which brought together the voices and agency of 23 local young people who undertook exploratory research around youth and conflict in their communities. This resulted in concrete community recommendations on how youth inclusion in conflict resolution can be increased. Download

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