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Conflict Economies

BRIEFING PAPER

29th April 2020

Coronavirus has caused import volumes into South Sudan to plummet by 50% – having profound effects on stressed food systems.

BLOG

Living Off the Books

Hamza Meddeb

29th April 2020

Economies in the Middle East and North Africa are suffering from supply chain problems due to the coronavirus.

BRIEFING PAPER

21st April 2020

A story of preserving access to a valued variety of sorghum—ruath—by travelling into military occupied areas of Abyei.

BRIEFING PAPER

2nd April 2020

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

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

BRIEFING PAPER

1st March 2020

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

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

PHOTO ESSAY

20th February 2020

A Yemeni scholar shares glimpses of his journey through remote eastern Yemen, where the war-torn country’s wealthy neighbors are jostling for influenc...

BLOG

7th December 2019

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...

BLOG

4th December 2019

It’s business as usual for cross-border trade in the Sulu Archipelago, off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, where enterprising men and wome...

NEWSLETTER

18th November 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

31st October 2019

This study describes the networks involved in the trade of high value goods and commodities across the Sulu archipelago.

RESEARCH REPORT

21st October 2019

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

BRIEFING PAPER

1st October 2019

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

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

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