Past Projects

South Sudan Diaspora Impacts
The Rift Valley Institute, with support from Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through the Austrialian Embassy in Addis Ababa, is currently working with a group of... MORE >
South Sudan Customary Authorities Project
The peace negotiations which preceded the current political transition process in South Sudan brought together the warring factions, former detainees, leaders of political parties, members... MORE >
Based on extensive interviews with litigants, chiefs, and court officials, the project report Local Justice in Southern Sudan by Cherry Leonardi, Leben Moro, Martina Santschi and Deborah... MORE >
Juba Lecture Series
Since 2010, the RVI has organized an annual series of public lectures at the University of Juba. These lectures are designed to promote public discussion of emerging political and cultural... MORE >
This project aimed to provide a baseline record and preliminary contextual analysis of “people-to-people” peace processes in Sudan. and contribute to a growing body of literature on... MORE >
Sudan Open Archive
The Sudan Open Archive (www.sudanarchive.net) offers free digital access to knowledge of all regions of Sudan and South Sudan. It is an expanding, word-searchable, full-text database of... MORE >
The Sudan Abduction and Slavery Project
The RVI Sudan Abductee Database is the outcome of an eighteen-month field investigation into abduction of Southerners during the north-south civil war in Sudan. The research was designed to... MORE >