Working Paper

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…

Read More
Poverty among Sudanese communities along the eastern borders: A case study from the Kassala and Gedarif States

Studies on European, African, and American borders reveal border variations, their heterogeneity and the difficulty in comparing them. Interstate relationships…

Read More
February 18, 2021 | Idris ElHassan
South Sudan “arrivals” in the White Nile (Sudan) – Not citizens, not IDPs, not Refugees: What are they?

This paper discusses the living conditions of the so called “arrivals,”1 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan, most of whom now…

Read More
February 18, 2021 | John Young
Emerging North-South Tensions and Prospects for a Return to War

This study seeks to place the security problems of the South in perspective and suggests the way they are currently…

Read More
February 18, 2021 | Joshua Marks
Border in Name Only: Arms Trafficking and Armed Groups at the DRC-Sudan Border

This study explores the unregulated small arms trade on the western portion of the border between the Democratic Republic of…

Read More
February 18, 2021 | Jérôme Tubiana, Victor Tanner
Divided they Fall: The Fragmentation of Darfur’s Rebel Groups

In early 2003, after several years of simmering violence, rebel groups in Darfur launched a full-scale rebellion against Sudanese government…

Read More
February 18, 2021 | Jago Salmon
A Paramilitary Revolution: The Popular Defence Forces

In late June 1989, Sudan’s tumultuous third period of democratic governance was interrupted by a bloodless coup. Led by little-known,…

Read More
February 18, 2021 | John Young
Armed Groups along Sudan’s Eastern Frontier: An Overview and Analysis

This study examines armed groups along Sudan’s eastern frontier, analysing them both in historical terms and in the context of…

Read More
February 18, 2021 | John Young
The Eastern Front and the Struggle against Marginalization

This study describes the origins and the rise of the Beja Congress (and to a lesser extent the Rashaida Free…

Read More
February 18, 2021 | Julie Flint
Beyond ‘Janjaweed’ : Understanding the Militias of Darfur

This Working Paper examines the mobilization of 2003–04, who supported it and who did not—and why. It attempts to distinguish…

Read More

Subscribe for Latest Updates

Our monthly updates and WhatsApp peer learning group highlight practical analysis, key events, and diverse viewpoints to help us all deliver Better Aid.

Email Address
First Name
Phone Number
I am interested in