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The state, inequality, and the political economy of long-term food aid in Sudan

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Inequality is a major determinant of access to food in Sudan, with power, wealth and services concentrated within a central Sudan elite, leaving much of the country marginalized, impoverished and suffering repeated emergencies. This article discusses how food aid both contributed to the state’s exclusionary development process and tried but failed to assist crisis-affected populations…

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South Sudan: A Political Economy Analysis

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This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of South Sudan. A main argument is that its political economy is fundamentally atypical: achieving independence in 2011 and dissolving into renewed civil war in 2013, South Sudan is suffering the crisis of a weak, neo-patrimonial guerrilla government, with fragmented military-political systems that stretch across…

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The Political Economy of South Sudan

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This paper provides an overview of the contemporary political economy of South Sudan. It begins with brief geographical, social and historical background before outlining key recent themes and current challenges. It concludes with some thoughts on dynamics likely to influence future opportunities and challenges. A list of selected further readings is provided at the end…

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Aid and complicity: the case of war-displaced Southerners in the Northern Sudan

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The paper is concerned with the unintended consequences of aid as a relation of governance: in this case, the failure of aid agencies to improve the lot of displaced Southerners living in North Sudan during the past civil war. Given the ongoing displacement of South Sudanese to Sudan some aspects of this article might again…

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