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Report on the Trade Consultancy Conducted in Northern Bahr el Ghazal

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This study from 2002, commissioned by Save the Children UK, investigated whether or not there was justification for aid agencies operating in Bahr el Ghazal to continue providing free aid inputs, considering changes in the political situation. Found in the Sudan Open Archive.  

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Agricultural Commodity Flows and Marketing Constraints in South Sudan

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Analyzes the flow of commodities in the marketing system of South Sudan and describes the constraints faced by the marketing system. The specific objectives are to describe the marketing system in South Sudan in terms of its inter and intra-regional coordination, structure and flows in the structure, market levels and links among the levels, and…

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Report of an Investigation into Oil Development, Conflict and Displacement in Western Upper Nile, Sudan

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This report documents and places into context an intensification of armed attacks on civilians in key areas of Sudan’s contested oil region in Western Upper Nile during 2000 and 2001. The attacks were carried out by Government of Sudan (GoS) forces and local pro-government militias and by rebel forces of, or aligned with, the Sudan…

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War and Women in the Sudan: Role Change and Adjustment to New Responsibilities

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This study examines Sudanese women’s perceptions of how land or cattle ownership, family relations, household social structures, and other social realities may stimulate women’s opportunities to obtain better resources in the Sudan. Link to publication

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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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Famine in Sudan: The Human Rights Causes

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This report investigates the 1998 food crisis in Sudan and reveals how the fault lies primarily with Sudanese government and militias and opposition forces that precipitated the famine and deliberately diverted or looted food from the starving or blocked relief deliveries. Download

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On the Causes of Famine: Drought, Desertification and Market Failure in the Sudan

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This article analyzes the main causes of famine, drought, desertification, the food market, with examples from the 1984/85 famine in the Sudan. The food security situation is scrutinized from both a natural and a societal point of view. The close connection between climatic variations and food production and the myth of desertification are demonstrated. Link…

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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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The Nuer: a description of the modes of livelihood and political institutions of a Nilotic people

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First published in 1940, this study has become one of the classic works in social anthropology. The Nuer of the Southern Sudan are predominantly a pastoral people and the first part of the book describes their life as herdsmen, fishermen and gardeners. Their economic life is related to the absence of chieftainship and their democratic…

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