Sudan: Ex-UN Official – ‘Control Livestock Trade With the Gulf to Halt Sudan War’

London — A former UN and Oxfam official expressed his belief that the main driver of the ongoing war in Sudan is livestock exports to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries. Nicholas Stockton argues that excluding livestock exports from Sudan’s conflict zones would significantly weaken the economic incentives driving violence in agricultural areas.

In a letter published by the Guardian on Monday, Nicholas Stockton, retired United Nations senior humanitarian advisor and former director of…


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