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Monetized Livelihoods and Militarized Labour in South Sudan’s Borderlands

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Northern Bahr el-Ghazal, like much of South Sudan, is in a protracted state of social and economic crisis, rooted in generations of armed conflict, forced resettlements, and a shift towards a cash and market economy. Since the 1980s, family units and livelihoods have been destroyed, displaced or reworked by conflict and most people have been…

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Using livelihoods to support primary health care for South Sudanese refugees in Kiryandongo, Uganda

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Renewed conflict in South Sudan has displaced 2.3 million people outside the country, of whom 789,098 (35%) have taken refuge in neighbouring Uganda. Eighty-two percent of South Sudanese refugees are women and children. With increasing barriers to operating within the country due to ongoing instability, some organisations supporting primary health care in South Sudan have…

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Livestock and livelihoods in South Sudan

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This rapid review provides a synthesis of evaluations and learning reviews of livestock and livelihood in South Sudan. It begins with the elaboration of the importance of livestock to livelihoods. The review identifies that agro-pastoralism is the main livelihood system in rural areas of South Sudan. Although agro-pastoralism involves both livestock rearing and crop production,…

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South Sudan: Integrated Rapid Response Mechanism 2017

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In March 2014, to reach internally displaced people and those most affected by the ongoing conflict with lifesaving humanitarian assistance, and to re-open humanitarian space, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) initiated an Integrated Rapid Response Mechanism (IRRM). This was designed to address critical gaps in provision of lifesaving…

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Research Methodology Note: Cattle Migration, Cattle Raiding, Food Security and Livelihoods, Pibor County South Sudan

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The political crisis and conflict in South has been ongoing since 2013. The dynamic and multi-faceted nature of the South Sudanese displacement crisis has created significant challenges for humanitarian information management. Accessibility and security issues within South Sudan have impeded systematic data collection efforts, limiting the effectiveness of humanitarian planning and implementation, whilst displacement across…

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Markets in crises: the implications for humanitarian action

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In almost all societies today, including those in crisis, markets are a key determinant of household livelihoods and resilience. Market outcomes are a significant determinant of livelihood outcomes, and so understanding how crises affect markets and market relations is critical. However, humanitarian actors are thinking about markets mainly because of their instrumental use to aid, rather than…

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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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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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Livelihoods, access to services and perceptions of governance: An analysis of Pibor county, South Sudan from the perspective of displaced people

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This paper from 2014 analyses the perceptions of Murle IDPs in Juba of their former livelihoods, access to basic services and governance in Pibor County prior to the escalation of violence across South Sudan. Download

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Hoping for peace, afraid of war: the dilemmas of repatriation and belonging on the borders of Uganda and South Sudan

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This report (2010) is about the reality of repatriation for Southern Sudanese refugees from Uganda in a context of political upheaval, a fluctuating security situation and a demanding economic environment. Download

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Village Assessments and Returnee Monitoring in Southern Kordofan and Four States in Southern Sudan Vol I

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The report (2008) presents the results of village assessments conducted in four states of SouthernSudan and Southern Kordofan. The results are part of the IOM Village Assessment Programme, which is commited to extend support returnees. The report covers access to services, income generation, food resources as well as shelter and housing. Download

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Joint Assessment Mission Sudan Volume I: Synthesis of the Framework for Sustained Peace, Development and Poverty Eradication

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The Sudan Joint Assessment Mission (JAM) (2005) was carried out jointly by the World Bank and the United Nations, with the full endorsement, guidance and participation of the Government of Sudan (GOS) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM). Through a joint process with Sudanese counterparts, the JAM has looked at eight thematic areas (institutional…

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Confronting civil war: a comprehensive study of household assets management in southern sudan

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This paper examines the assets management strategies adopted by households exposed to prolonged civil war. The paper is based on fieldwork conducted in Bahr el Ghazal region. The paper reviews and critiques risk management approaches in the context of the past civil war. Download

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