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By Ibrahim Elnur

Since gaining independence in 1956, Sudan has persevered a afflicted historical past, together with the longest civil warfare in African historical past in Southern Sudan and more moderen conflicts comparable to the humanitarian obstacle in Darfur. This ebook explores this heritage of resulting clash, studying why Sudan didn't maintain a winning glossy post-colonial country. The ebook is going directly to give some thought to intimately a few of the makes an attempt to finish Sudan’s conflicts and begin political and fiscal reconstruction, together with the failure which the Addis Ababa contract of 1982 and the more moderen efforts following the Nivasha contract of 2005 which ended the civil battle within the south. It severely examines how reconstruction has been estimated and the function of a few of the significant gamers within the strategy: together with donors, NGOs, ex-combatants and the important nation authority. It argues that reconstruction can in simple terms be triumphant if it takes into consideration the elemental and irreversible changes of society engendered by means of battle and clash, which on the subject of Sudan contains the big rural to city inhabitants flows skilled in the course of the years of conflict. It compares attainable destiny eventualities for Sudan, and considers how the stumbling blocks to profitable post-conflict reconstruction may possibly most sensible be conquer. total, this publication won't simply be of curiosity to students of Sudan and local experts, yet to all social scientists attracted to the dynamics of post-conflict reconstruction and state-building.

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