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On South Sudan natural resources (oil, gold, etc): extraction, revenue use, misuse, & reforms needed: The Weekly Review

Published on 11th September 2021. YouTube Link:

In this episode, Roger Alfred Yoron Modi Hosted two guests: David Mayen Dengdit and Boboya James Edimond.

The program discussed the South Sudan natural resources (oil, gold, etc): extraction, the use of revenues from the natural resources, corruption and misappropriation of revenues, illegal extractions, and reforms needed, including in contrast with the progressive provisions of the R-ARCSS that, among others, mandate the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity “to ensure prudent, transparent and accountable management of national wealth and resources to build the nation and promote the welfare of the people.”

David Mayen Dengdit is former Press Secretary in the Office of the Vice President Dr. James Wani Igga and former Director for Legislation in the National Legislative Assembly. He holds of Master of Laws (LLM) in Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Boboya James Edimond is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Social Policy and Research (ISPR). ISPR is a leading public policy research center that offers national and regional expertise to civil society groups, private sector and government.
He has more than 15 years of experience working in the international development field. Edimond has both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in local governance and human rights as well as a master’s degree in sustainable international development..