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  1. Library Resource
    December, 2014
    South Sudan, Sudan

    South Sudan is a new country of 10.5
    million people that has just emerged from conflict and still
    facing challenges with recovery and development. Although
    economic disparities, political exclusion and deprivation in
    the distribution of political and economic power between the
    northern and southern parts of then united Sudan were often
    tendered as the proximal causes of the conflict, at the
    center of the prolonged civil war was the struggle for

  2. Library Resource
    February, 2013
    South Sudan, Sudan

    This study responds to the need for
    information and analysis on the urban sector in South Sudan,
    to inform the Bank's policy dialogue with the
    Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GoSS) on urban
    and local government issues, and to inform the design of
    future Bank assistance. The first phase of this analytical
    exercise, which is the focus of this report, develops an
    overview of the urban landscape. A second phase of this

  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2014
    Algeria, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Mauritania, Chad, Mali, Cameroon, Senegal, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Africa

    Crown diameter and tree density were measured in 52 communities in the Sudan-Sahel using satellite imagery to determine the relationships between rainfall and distance from community center to crown size diameter and tree density. As distance from the community center increased, tree density and crown diameter decreased. As rainfall increased, tree density decreased while crown diameter increased. Distance from the community center is a proxy for age since urbanization and our results indicate that older parts of communities show longer and more consistent tree management.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    August, 2018
    South Sudan, Ireland, Sri Lanka

    Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) is located in the center of Kandy-Colombo-Galle urbanization belt, where it forms the largest Local Authority (LA) of Sri Lanka and one of the oldest in South Asia, established in 1865. Together with 12 other LAs, it forms part of the Colombo district, which is one of three districts (Colombo, Gamapaha and Kalutara) of Sri Lanka’s most populated Western Province, which hosts the largest part of the urbanization belt.

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