New war, old enemies: Conflict dynamics in South Kordofan.

Dive into the complexities of conflict dynamics in South Kordofan with this insightful working paper published by the Small Arms…

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November 05, 2023 | Ali Jammaa Abdalla
People to people diplomacy in a pastoral system: a case from Sudan and South Sudan

This paper explores the concept of ‘people to people diplomacy’ in the context of pastoral communities in Sudan and South…

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Promoting Darfuri women’s psychosocial health: developing a war trauma counsellor training programme tailored to the person

This article provides evidence-based guidelines for developing a culturally relevant and cost-effective approach to mental health care for Darfuri women…

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November 01, 2023 | Belkys López, Hazel Spears
Stabilizing abyei: trauma and the economic challenges to peace

The report offers recommendations for sustainable development in the region, with a focus on supporting local African initiatives for peace,…

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October 31, 2023 | Guma Kunda Komey
Pastoral-sedentary market relations in a war situation: the baqqara-nuba case (Sudan)

This chapter delves into the formation of the so-called Peace Markets (and later, of the smuggling markets also called Aswāq…

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October 31, 2023 | Musa Adam Abdul-Jalil, Jon Unruh
Land rights under stress in Darfur: a volatile dynamic of the conflict

This article explores the role of land tenure in the Darfur conflict, examining the aggravation of rights, custom, and law…

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Talking to the ‘other side’: humanitarian engagement with armed non-state actors in Darfur, Sudan, 2003-2012

This working paper focuses on the humanitarian community’s extensive engagement with rebel movements in Darfur from 2003-2012. It chronicles humanitarian…

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September 22, 2021 | Hussein Sulieman
Land grabbing along livestock migration routes in Gadarif State, Sudan: Impacts on pastoralism and the environment

This research mapped out the encroachment of large-scale agriculture into migration routes in Gadarif State (eastern Sudan), with a two-fold…

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Sudan peace archive

The World Peace Foundation’s Sudan Peace Archive attempts to capture the documents that emerged from the work of the African Union…

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March 02, 2021 | Joshua Craze
Dividing lines: Grazing and conflict along the Sudan-South Sudan border

The emergence of a national border into a complex environment containing many groups with different histories and narratives—especially during the…

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