• Patterns of Economic Growth and Poverty in Sudan

    This paper reviews economic growth and poverty levels and incidence in Sudan with a specific focus on per capita income.

  • The Case of Khartoum, Sudan

    Rapid, unorganised, sometimes unauthorised urban growth (urban sprawl) has become a prominent feature of developing countries, and the Sudan is no exception. This urban growth is generally measured by increases in area and density more than by functional development. Rural mass exodus to Sudanese urban centres is attributed mainly to geographically and socially uneven development and the concomitant depression of rural ecosystems and communities, the long civil war and armed conflicts, natural disasters like drought and famine, and the failure of government economic…