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BRIEFING PAPER

2nd April 2020

Migrating with Seeds: Women, Agricultural Knowledge and Disp...

This account shows how Dinka women deployed the social and material capital of seeds under their control to manage the wider transitions experienced d...

BRIEFING PAPER

23rd March 2020

How Sudan’s Gold Boom is Changing Labour Relations in Blue N...

This paper focuses on the impact that gold mining has had on labour relations in Blue Nile state.

INTERVIEW

20th March 2020

Interview with Eddie Thomas on New Report, ‘Cash, Commodific...

Rift Valley Institute

Interview with Eddie Thomas on his report, ‘Cash, Commodification and Conflict in South Sudan.

RESEARCH REPORT

19th March 2020

Rethinking Aid in Borderland Spaces: The Case of Akobo

Traditional modalities of the aid industry are not fit for purpose in a world where transnationalism is a daily reality for communities.

BRIEFING PAPER

1st March 2020

Understanding Hussein Adbdel Bagi: South Sudan’s Vice Presid...

Hussein Abdel Bagi’s appointment as the third Vice-President of South Sudan is an important building block for the Transitional Government of National...

BRIEFING PAPER

20th February 2020

Sudan’s Grain Divide: A Revolution of Bread and Sorghum

This paper explains the significance of bread and sorghum in the political changes Sudan seen in 2019.

BRIEFING PAPER

6th January 2020

Mobilization and Resistance in Sudan’s Uprising from Neighbo...

This paper explained the diverse local organisational networks behind Sudan’s revolution and the attempts by the emerging political elites to co-opt n...

BLOG

7th December 2019

How to Survive South Sudan’s Monetized Economy 

Joseph Diing Majok

South Sudan’s borderland region with Sudan, in Northern Bahr el-Ghazal, is a hard place to make a living. Jobs are scarce, livelihoods insecure and mo...

NEWSLETTER

18th November 2019

Peripheral Vision: Views from the Borderlands – Fall 2019

Joint bulletin from the X-Border Local research Network about recent research and activities from The Asia Foundation, Rift Valley Institute, and Carn...

RESEARCH REPORT

21st October 2019

War, Migration and Work: Changing Social Relations in the So...

This report outlines how the changing economy has affected social relations in the Northern Bahr el-Ghazal borderlands.

BRIEFING PAPER

1st October 2019

Security Elites and Gold Mining in Sudan’s Economic Transiti...

In September 2019, Sudan’s recently appointed Minister of Finance, Ibrahim Elbadawi, announced a nine-month economic reform programme. The government...

BRIEFING PAPER

1st September 2019

Kiir Consolidates Power Through Border Deal with Khartoum 

The impacts of South Sudan’s cross-border agreement with Khartoum.

BLOG

6th August 2019

How is Puntland Coping with Yemen’s Fishing Boom? 

Khalif Abdirahman

Review of research carried out in Baargal on the eastern side of Cape Guardafui; Bareeda, on the north coast, and Xaabo.

RESEARCH REPORT

26th June 2019

Monetized Livelihoods and Militarized Labour in South Sudan’...

The report examines a frame of reference for understanding the fragmented and contingent futures that people in the borderland are navigating.

RESEARCH REPORT

17th June 2019

Moving Towards Markets: Cash, Commodification and Conflict i...

South Sudan’s subsistence system is being replaced by a market economy – this report looks at the consequences.

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