One Year After South Sudan's Independence: Opportunities and Obstacles for Africa's Newest Country

Basic Services in South Sudan

Kevin Watkins from Brookings Center for Universal Education examines service delivery in the country since independence and makes recommendations on how the Government of South Sudan One Year After Independence: Opportunities and Obstacles for Africa’s Newest Country South Sudan (GoSS) can make sure that it provides its citizens with the services that they need to ensure continued improvements in human development. He cautions that delays in human development, most of which are likely to come from either poor or opportunistic provisions, have extremely high costs.

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