South Sudan: Institutions for Job Creation and Sustainable Livelihoods

South Sudan: Institutions for Job Creation and Sustainable Livelihoods

Work is essential to emotional thriving and stable communities. Engagement in work is essential to the full realization of being human. Unwilling idleness not only brings material suffering. Idleness gives rise to feelings of alienation from the on-going life of the community. Alienation is a psychological condition of estrangement between the individual and the world in which that individual must survive and flourish. A more serious aspect of unwanted idleness is that it can lead to civil conflict as young males confront a life without economic security and the hope of family formation. A reliable predictor of social unrest is the unemployment rate among males aged 16-30. What are the institutional impediments for meaningful employment in South Sudan? Why has job creation failed to materialize?

Country Policy and Instituational Environment

Country Policy and Instituational Environment

South Sudan became an independent nation on July 9, 2011. Eight years later it is still not a coherent state. Coherent states require two essential attributes—one of which is structural in nature, the second of which concerns processes. When these two necessary conditions are absent, the economy cannot perform its necessary functions, and civil conflict is inevitable. These necessary structural and procedural parameters are institutions.

South Sudan: The Institutional Environment For Service Delivery

South Sudan: The Institutional Environment For Service Delivery

South Sudan became an independent nation on July 9, 2011. Eight years later it is still not a coherent state. Coherent states require two essential attributes—one of which is structural in nature, the second of which concerns processes. When these two necessary conditions are absent, the economy cannot perform its necessary functions, and civil conflict is inevitable. These necessary structural and procedural parameters are institutions.

Reducing the Resource Gap in the FY2019/2020 Proposed Budget Through Transparency and Accountability in the Management of Oil Revenues

 Abstract: The FY2019/2020 draft budget of the Government of Republic of South Sudan (GRSS), which is going through various stages of parliamentary reading at the Transitional National Legislature (TNL), has a huge resource gap of SSP77 billion (or USD497 million)! The central premise of this paper is that this gap could be reduced significantly through innovative approaches within the overall framework for transparent and accountable management of   GRSS’ share of oil revenues. 

Reducing The Resource Gap in the FY2019

Risk Assessment of the Mining Industry In South Sudan: Towards a Framework For Transparency and Accountability

Risk Assessment of the Mining Industry – Peter Adwok Nyaba July 2019
 

This study, “Risk Assessment of the Mining Industry in South Sudan: Towards a Framework for Transparency and Accountability”, was commissioned by Ebony Center for Strategic Studies. It commenced in the second week of May 2019 and was completed by the first week of June. Mr. Azaria Gillo, a geologist working in the Ministry of Mining was my research assistant and his contribution led to the success of the research work. I thank him very much.

South Sudan Country Policy Environment: A Call for Institutional Readiness Assessment

To be funded by United States Institute of Peace (USIP) — On July 9, 2011, the Republic of South Sudan celebrated its independence. The country began its life with significant natural resources and a binding narrative of triumph and freedom, but with a legacy of over 50 years of conflict and an extremely low level of physical, human and institutional development (2012:1). The above passage from the World Bank is an important point of departure for this concept note on the urgency for an institutional assessment as one of the key pre-requisites for recovery and resilience programs, which the development partners are formulating.

 Feb. 18. Institutional Readiness Needs Assessment

TGoNU not fighting UN-SPLM General Secretary

The remark from the acting SPLM secretary general, already there are people who are accusing the transitional government of national uniting for refusing and fighting the UN and I want to confirm on this great day that this is not an accurate appraisal of our position. The TGoNU has not met to deliberate on the final position taken by the UN Security Council, if there are voices out they are expressing their view on the subject, and these are individuals who do not represent the government and are mandated to speak on behalf of the government. I pledge to you, my people that I will work closely with General Taban Deng Gai and his colleagues in the SPLMA/-IO to implement the ARCSS in letter and spirit in order to rescue our country and people from the unbearable situation in which they are now in.