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16 May 2017 description

In 2005, the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement / Army concluded a peace agreement, formally ending the 22-year-old civil war. Following a referendum, South Sudan seceded; donors put billions toward the new state and Sudan’s recovery, supporting – among other things – the development of new state institutions for both countries. However, in December 2013, war broke out again in South Sudan.

19 Aug 2016 description
report Tufts University

What can international aid policymakers and practitioners learn from the history of international engagement with South Sudan prior to and during the current conflict? This paper traces shifts in international engagement in the country from humanitarian aid to development and institution-building, and then back again to crisis response. It considers the implications of these shifts for understanding trends in service provision, social protection and livelihoods support specifically, and recovery and development more generally.

22 Aug 2014 description

Author(s): Daniel Maxwell,Martina Santschi
Organisation: Feinstein International Center
Country: South Sudan
Date: 13/08/2014

06 Mar 2014 description
report Tufts University

Author(s): Rachel Gordon
Type: Working Paper
Organisation: Feinstein International Center
Country: South Sudan
Date: 06/03/2014

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01 Sep 2010 description
report Tufts University

The Center's scope of work has expanded in 2009-10 while staying focused on the subject matter of marginal communities and crisis. We now have active research ongoing in 14 countries around the world, with some thirty projects linking research to policy and practice change. In Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Afghanistan, our research has had a direct impact on government and independent aid programming, and globally our work with a number of leading NGOs and more generally in promoting notions of professionalism and evidence-driven aid are having impact.

01 Jun 2005 description
report Tufts University

This research examines perceptions of security among three sets of actors: peace support operations (PSOs), assistance agencies (AAs), and local populations. The research made three major findings. First, perceptions of security differ significantly among the three sets of actors. The second major finding is that perceptions differ significantly within each of the three sets of actors. Thirdly, perceptions of security evolve significantly over time.