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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 reportĀ 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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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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Crossing the Line: Transhumance in Transition Along the sudan-South Sudan Border

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This report aims to document the process of nomadic pastoralism across the Sudan-South Sudan border through the dry season 2011-2012 and identify some key factors that affected the nature of this migration. Download

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Community Perspectives on the Lou Nuer / Murle Conflict in South Sudan

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This report looks at recent conflicts in Jonglei to gain insights into the factors contributing to inter-ethnic tension in South Sudan, as well as its tragic results. The subsequent peace process, led by the Sudan Council of Churches, points to methods of resolution, and its inherent challenges. Download

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Pastoralists at War: Violence and Security in the Kenya-Sudan-Uganda Border Region

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The majority of those living in the border region of Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda are pastoralists, whose livelihoods are dictated by the upkeep and size of their herds. Harsh environmental conditions force pastoralists to migrate in search of water and pasturelands during the dry season. With limited access to water and competing rights to land,…

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Livestock Interventions in Complex Emergencies: South Sudan and Somalia case studies

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This case study examines how alternative approaches to rinderpest eradication evolved in the complex emergency context of southern Sudan. The researchers also explore how initial experiences informed the establishment of a large scale community based animal health worker (CAHW) system. Although the case study is limited to experiences in southern Sudan, these findings have implications…

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Political Ecology in the Upper Nile: The Twentieth Century Expansion of the Pastoral ‘Common Economy’

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By comparing the 1929-36 period with preceding and succeeding periods of great environmental stress, this article (1989) discerns a pattern of developing interdependence between contiguous Nuer and Dinka groups, as each sought the resources of the other in reconstructing their economic lives. Link to publication

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