Written: 2014 | Published: November 05, 2023 | Steven Spittaels, Yannick Weyns

Mapping conflict motives: the Sudan – South Sudan border

This report on the conflict motives in the Sudan-South Sudan border contains detailed information on the political, economic, and social factors that have contributed to conflict in the region. The report is divided into several subchapters, each of which focuses on a specific aspect of the conflict. These include political developments in Juba, the shift of warfare between the SRF and the SAF to northern South Kordofan and North Kordofan, the SPLM-N’s discourse and political agenda, and the economic interests of the NCP in Blue Nile State. The report also includes personal narratives and accounts of individuals affected by the conflict. Overall, the report emphasizes the need for a comprehensive approach to resolving the conflict, one that addresses the underlying political, economic, and social issues that have fuelled the violence.


This report was originally published by the International Peace Information Service (IPIS).

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