Making Peace Impossible? Failure to Honour the Land Obligations of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Central Sudan

September 2010
Liz Alden Wily

Examines progress made on land related provisions in the 2005 Sudan Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) with special reference to Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states in central Sudan. Includes history of the land issue in the two contested areas; the CPA and progress in meeting land commitments; is there anything to learn from the rest of Africa on land matters?; conclusions and recommendations; overview of 20th century land legislation in Sudan.