Fiscal Decentralization in the Sudan: Concepts and Challenges, Working Paper 010 Open Access
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In May 2003 the Government of Sudan and the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement signed a series of peace accords ending the nation’s 20-year civil war. The peace protocols set out a framework for peace, which will require a substantial restructuring of the federal system of government in the Sudan. The first section of this paper outlines the potential benefits of decentralization. The following section then discusses the implications of the peace protocols for the restructuring of the federal system in the Sudan.