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Southern Sudan at odds with itself: dynamics of conflict and predicaments of peace

Schomerus, Mareike and Allen, Tim (2010) Southern Sudan at odds with itself: dynamics of conflict and predicaments of peace. Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

This research was commissioned by Pact Sudan through the UK Department for International Development (DfID). The objective of the report was to provide evidence to inform key actors in Southern Sudan in consulting Southern Sudan's citizens and in designing, implementing and prioritising policies and activities that support peace and stability. Three research teams spent a month gathering data in Eastern Equatoria, Upper Nile and Greater Bahr el-Ghazal, returning to Sudan during the 2010 elections. They conducted over 300 interviews, administered questionnaires, held drawing competitions in schools and ran participatory exercises with women, youths and elders. They found that despite great achievements, neither the Government of Southern Sudan nor the international agencies working there have achieved what they set out to do during the Interim Period. Accountable government structures on all levels, reliable service delivery, civic education, security and a coordinated effort among development agencies remain elusive goals.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/DESTIN/Default.ht...
Additional Information: © 2010 DESTIN
Library of Congress subject classification: U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
D History General and Old World > DT Africa
Sets: Departments > International Development
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Funders: Pact Sudan
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2010 13:21
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/28869/

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