Shepherd, Andrew W.
Introduction
Andrew W. Shepherd
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Catalogue
1. Official papers
(a) Papers relating to aid and development agencies, NGOs, and UN agencies working in Sudan
(b) Papers relating to the Sudan Government
2. Academic papers
(a) Academic papers by Shepherd
(b) Collected academic papers relating to the Sudan
(c) Collected articles and essays relating to other countries and wider Africa
(d) Collected theses on Sudan
3. Conference and workshop papers
4. General correspondence
5. Research material
6. Miscellanea
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Shepherd, Andrew W.
Dates of creation: 1947-1994
Extent: 10 boxes
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: A. W. Shepherd
Language: English

Andrew W. Shepherd

(b. 1953)

1977-1986Research Associate, Research Fellow and Lecturer, Development Administration Group, University of Birmingham
1986-1989Project Officer and Programme Coordinator, UNICEF, Kordofan, Sudan
1989-2001Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, International Development Department, University of Birmingham
2000-2010Director, Chronic Poverty Research Centre, Overseas Development Institute
2002-2003Research Fellow, Poverty and Publications Policy Group, Overseas Development Institute
2003-2005Group Coordinator, Rural Policy and Governance Group, Overseas Development Insititute
2005-2009Director of Programmes, Rural Policy and Governance Group, Overseas Development Institute


Arrangement

1. Official papers
2. Academic papers
3. Conference and workshop papers
4. General correspondence
5. Research material
6. Miscellanea

Accession details

Presented by Dr Shepherd, 2007

Catalogue
1. Official papers
(a) Papers relating to aid and development agencies, NGOs, and UN agencies working in Sudan
SAD.365/12/1-200
1959-1970
Papers relating to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations
SAD.365/12/1-37
1959
“Report to the Government of the Sudan on the organization of the drilling division”, by R.P. Borncamp, FAO, Rome
SAD.365/12/38-80
1966
Copies of extracts from “Land and water use survey in Kordofan Province: agronomic investigations” a UNSF/FAO report
SAD.365/12/81-112
1967
“Report to the Government of the Sudan on organizational and administrative arrangements for the implementation of agricultural development projects”, FAO, Rome
SAD.365/12/113-149
1970
“Report to the Government of the Sudan on strengthening the organization for plan formulation and implementation in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests”, FAO, Rome
SAD.365/12/150-192
1976 Feb
“Livestock marketing”, report by Hunting Technical Services Ltd. for the FAO/Sudan Government Savanna Development Project, phase II
SAD.365/12/193-200
1984 Oct 16-Nov 27
News releases relating to Africa, issued by FAO, Rome
SAD.366/1/1-133
1979 Jun-1986 May
Papers relating to UNICEF and their work with various departments of the Sudan Government:
SAD.366/1/1-4
1979 Jun
“Unicef assisted drinking water project, Kadugli, South Kordofan”, report by John C. Etridge, Assistant Programme Officer
SAD.366/1/5-12
1983 Jul 6
“Report on a field trip to Kadugli, 26 June to 1st July 1983”, by John Zins, UNICEF Planning Adviser, El Obeid
SAD.366/1/13-15
1983 Jul 23
“Terms of reference for a working group on improved services for Nomads”, by John Zins, UNICEF Planning Adviser, El Obeid
SAD.366/1/16-19
1984 Mar 8
“Third population census, February 1983: revised figures for Kordofan region, Sudan”, produced by John Zins, UNICEF Planning Adviser, El Obeid
SAD.366/1/20-31
1984 Apr
“Report on a field trip to Al Fula and Abyei Area Councils, 13 to 17 April 1984”, by John Zins, UNICEF Planning Adviser, El Obeid
SAD.366/1/32-33
1984
“Summary data on micro-projects submitted by the Area Councils”, produced by John Zins, UNICEF Planning Adviser, El Obeid
SAD.366/1/34-43
1984 Jul 31
“Decentralization - tasks ahead for the local government”, seminar paper by Jalil Malik, Senior Technical Adviser, UNDP Project, with covering note by John Zins, UNICEF Planning Advisor, El Obeid outlining the work carried out by UNICEF alongside various Sudan Government departments. Also includes a letter from Zins to Shepherd.
SAD.366/1/44-46
[1985]
“Briefing paper on cooperation between UNICEF and Kordofan Region, Democratic Republic of Sudan”
SAD.366/1/47-50
1985 Mar 1
“Report on the forest camp near El Obeid (Sudan)”, by John Zins, UNICEF Planning Adviser, El Obeid
SAD.366/1/51-53
1985 Oct 31
“Note for the record and back to office report: Red Sea Hills visit, 21 October - 23 October 1985”, by Samir Sanad Basta, UNICEF, Khartoum
SAD.366/1/54-92
1985 Dec
“UNICEF-Sudan, North Kordofan and North Darfur: status report”, by Peter C. Choharis, Emergency Operations Unit, UNICEF
SAD.366/1/93-94
1985 Dec 19
“Report on the Kordofan drought and the Maaskar el Ghaba Camp (El Obeid)”, by John Zins, UNICEF Planning Adviser, El Obeid
SAD.366/1/95-108
[1986]
“UNICEF-Sudan, Northern Darfur status report update”, by Peter C. Choharis, Emergency Operations Unit, UNICEF
SAD.366/1/109-133
1986 May
“Child survival strategies in Southern Sudan: levels and trends”, report by K. Balachandra Kurup, Project Officer (Statistical Surveys Adviser), UNICEF, Juba
SAD.366/2/1-70
1985 Nov 14-1986 Feb 23
Reports relating to the work of Concern in Sudan:
SAD.366/2/1-9
1985 Nov 14
“Concern's activities in Sudan”, report by Moira Conroy, Field Director, Concern Sudan
SAD.366/2/10-17
1985 Dec 11
“Report on investigations into Kosti Town”, by Maria Fitzgerald, Concern
SAD.366/2/18-32
1985 Dec 29
“Concern's activities in Sudan”, report by Moira Conroy, Field Director, Concern Sudan
SAD.366/2/33-50
1986 Jan
Nutrition Survey around Umm Inderaba, monthly report, by M. Mullem and M. McCoy, Concern
SAD.366/2/51-60
1986 Jan
“Nutrition survey report: North Kosti Rural Council”, by Mary O'Reilly, Concern
SAD.366/2/61-67
1986 Feb 3
“Crops survey: the South White Nile Province”, report by John Murphy for Concern
SAD.366/2/68-70
1986 Feb 23
“Report on January/February vaccination programme, Kosti North”, by Chris Sheehan, Concern
SAD.366/3/1-151
1986-1987
Reports relating to the work of Care-Sudan:
SAD.366/3/1-113
1986
“Care-Sudan Kordofan emergency feeding/drought relief programme 1984-1986, final report”, rough copy prepared by Roland Roome, B.B. Saha, and Oluf Martins
SAD.366/3/114-133
1986
“Harvest survey of food and cash crop production in Kordofan, 1986”, by Care-Sudan
SAD.366/3/134-151
1987 Jan 17
Crop reports issued by the Care-Sudan monitoring section
SAD.366/4-366/7
1989-1990
Papers relating to the Inter-Governmental Agency on Drought and Development (IGADD) Food Security Strategy Study:
SAD.366/4/1-65
1989 Sep 8 - 1990 Sep 7
Correspondence relating to a trip around the six IGADD countries (Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, Kenya, and Uganda) carried out by Shepherd in connection with the IGADD project
SAD.366/5/1-65
1990 Jul 30
“IGADD Food Security Strategy Study, draft report (preliminary version) (vol 1)”, copy of the internal pre-draft report produced at the end of phase II of the study
SAD.366/5/66-82
1990 Jul
Copy of the executive summary and part of chapter 1 of the “Preparatory study for training in grain marketing and food security in the IGADD region”, final report, produced by G.E.M. Consultants B.V., Rotterdam, and the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam
SAD.366/6/1-62
1990 Sep
Papers relating to the IGADD “Conference on a common food security strategy for IGADD member countries”, Kampala, 17-21 September 1990
SAD.366/7/1-155
[1989-1990]
Papers relating to the IGADD Food Security Strategy Study including memoranda, notes and sections taken from various reports
SAD.367/1-367/3
1992 Apr-1994 Sep 27
Papers relating chiefly to the Charity Projects Africa Grants Committee, but also to charity projects in general, Comic Relief and other charities. Includes reports, memoranda, minutes and agendas of meetings, and information on project proposals. See also: Africa Grants Committee correspondence below (SAD.373/6/1-79)
SAD.367/4-368/3
1966-1987
Other papers, reports and memoranda relating to aid, development and charity work in Sudan:
SAD.367/5/1-5
1966
“Program of thirst fighting”, Appendix C of “Evaluation of water [development] loan application”, a report for USAid
SAD.367/5/6-17
[1969]
Chapters extracted from a report by [the Rural Water Development Corporation] on rural water supplies in Darfur
SAD.367/5/18-30
1976 Sep
Sections 6, 8 and 9 of the “South Kordofan [agricultural development]: background paper and action programme”, prepared for the World Bank
SAD.367/5/31-32
1979
“A case study of Seleit scheme”, by Husayn Ajuong Deng, `Abd Allah Bushra, Muhammad Sid Ahmad, and Mustafa Ibrahim
SAD.367/4/1-163
1979 Aug 30
“A detailed evaluation of the primary health care programme among the nomadic tribes of North Kordofan Province, Sudan”, by David Chell and Angela Chell, Nomadic Community Health Project, El Obeid
SAD.367/5/33-35
1979 Sep 30
“Human rights in the Democratic Republic of Sudan”, external memorandum issued by Amnesty International
SAD.367/5/36
1979 Oct
“Sudan non-governmental addresses for prisoner adoption groups”, internal memorandum issued by Amnesty International
SAD.367/5/37-38
1979 Oct
List of government authorities in the Sudan, issued by Amnesty International
SAD.367/5/39
1979 Dec 4
“Detentions in Sudan: Actions for target groups. Trade unionists, lawyers, academics, writers, etc”, internal memorandum issued by Amnesty International
SAD.367/5/40-42
1979 Dec 4
“Special appeal on behalf of prisoners of conscience in Sudan”, external memorandum issued by Amnesty International
SAD.367/5/43-48
1980
Brief report by unknown author on aid programmes in South Kordofan, produced in Kadugli
SAD.367/5/49-123
1980
Copies of sections of “Impact evaluation report - Sudan: Roseires Irrigation Project”, produced by the World Bank
SAD.367/5/124-136
[1980]
“Appraisal of Mefit's proposed urban and regional plan of Khartoum, phase III - first run”, report by “the Technical Committee”
SAD.367/5/137-168
[1981]
Paper on water supplies, mainly Kordofan and Darfur, author unknown
SAD.367/5/169-218
[1982]
“Messeriyah Humr study site - report no. 1”, report by unidentified author on environmental monitoring in the Western District of Southern Kordofan
SAD.368/1/1-69
1983-1985
“Progress report #3: 1983 annual report” and “Progress report #5: 1984 annual report”, of the Kansas State University/Intsormil Sorghum/Millet Agronomic Research in North Kordofan, produced by Tareke Berhe, Kansas State University, and Mighani Sa'id Muhammad
SAD.368/1/70-79
1983
“Kordofan Kerkadeh Development Project (Sudan): report on visit to Sudan Oct-Nov 1983”, produced by A.W. Shepherd for a representative of Oxfam
SAD.368/1/80-109
1984
“Programming in Northern Sudan: report of preliminary investigations”, report produced by Euro Action Accord, Khartoum
SAD.368/1/110-124
1984
Sections from “Government of Sudan Nuba Mountains rural development project, annual report 1984”, produced by Halcrow
SAD.368/1/125-131
1985 Mar
“A preliminary report on the nutritional status of 810 children in North Kordofan, 11th-27th February, 1985”, issued by the Nutritional Surveillance and Drought Monitoring Project (a joint project between Oxfam, UNICEF and the Kordofan Regional Government)
SAD.368/1/132-136
1985 Jun 15
“Sudan drought emergency country brief” fact sheets
SAD.368/1/137-145
1985 Oct 7
“Sudan monthly situation report - September 1985”, copy of telex sent to the UN by the Office of the Assistant Secretary General for UN Emergency Operation in Sudan (UNEOS)
SAD.368/1/146-147
1985 Oct 10
“An assessment of food needs for Sudan (North) in 1986”, short paper issued jointly by the various NGOs working in Sudan (IARA, Oxfam, Care, SCF, LRCS)
SAD.368/1/148-177
1985 Oct
“A report on the nutritional status of 4575 children in Kordofan Region, September/October 1985”, issued by the Nutritional Surveillance and Drought Monitoring Project (a joint project between Oxfam, UNICEF and the Kordofan Regional Government)
SAD.368/1/178-187
1985 Nov 11
Minutes of an aid co-ordination meeting involving representatives from the Sudanese Government, embassies and foreign governments, UN organisations, and non-government organisations
SAD.368/1/188-193
1985 Nov
“A proposal for expanded programme of immunisation, Markhiat Settlement, Omdurman”, issued by Interaid International, Khartoum
SAD.368/1/194-218
1985 Nov
“Integrated rural development project: Lower Atbara River Basin”, a proposal by Interaid International, Khartoum
SAD.368/1/219
1985 Dec
Table showing details of various NGOs operating in the Sudan as of December 1985
SAD.368/1/220-233
1985
“Agricultural production in Northern Darfur: preliminary report of a survey of 413 randomly selected households in Northern Darfur by a joint Oxfam-Save the Children Fund UK agricultural survey team, November-December 1985”
SAD.368/2/1-77
1986 Jan
“Survival in Northern Darfur 1985-1986”, report of the Save the Children Fund survey team Northern Darfur, October-December 1985, written by Alex de Waal and Malik Muhammad al-Amin, Nyala
SAD.368/2/78-177
1986 Feb
“Sudanaid emergency relief and rehabilitation programme, July 1985 - January 1986, Diocese of El Obeid, ”, report produced by the Sudanaid Rehabilitation Research Team for the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development
SAD.368/2/178-223
1986 Mar 13-18
“Report on UNEOS [United Nations Emergency Operation in Sudan] mission El Fula District, South Kordofan” with covering letter from Winston R. Prattley, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, to S.S. Basta, UNICEF, Khartoum
SAD.368/2/224-241
1986 Aug
“Report on village specific survey of Kujuria and Sabai (August 1986)”, prepared by Peter Oldham, Community Development Officer, Action Aid
SAD.368/3/1-15
1986 Dec 18
“The use of micro-level data in the Sudan Early Warning System”, report produced by Elizabeth Eldredge, Nigel Nicholds, Cordelia Salter, Ibrahim Ahmad Ibrahim Diraige, Atif `Ali `Abd Allah and Denis Rydjeski, UNDP-UNEOS Early Warning System
SAD.368/3/16-20
1986
“Food security issues in the Sudan”, a memorandum [by M. Hubbard] based on a research visit to the Sudan, September 1986
SAD.368/3/21-33
1987 Feb 25
“Changing rainfall patterns in Western Sudan”, a report produced by Elizabeth Eldredge, S. el Sayeed Khalil, C. Salter, N. Nicholds, A.A. Abdalla, and D. Rydjeski, UNDP-UNEOS Early Warning System
SAD.368/3/34-37
1987 Jun 15
“Early Warning System bulletin” (vol. 2, No. 6), issued by the Sudan Early Warning System, Khartoum
SAD.368/3/38-59
1987 Aug
“Rapid drought assessment survey of Kordofan Region: interim report”, interim project report involving various participants including Sudan Government departments and NGOs
SAD.368/3/60-114
1987 Nov
“Prevailing myths in Kordofan region, Sudan”, report by Donna Pankhurst, Food and Famine Project, Leeds University, on climate in the Kordofan region
SAD.368/3/115-134
1988 Jul 28
“Food security policy: examination of recent experiences in sub-Saharan Africa”, commission staff paper issued by the Commission of the European Communities
SAD.368/3/135-137
[1988]
“Food security study - phase 1: summary of conclusions and recommendations”, report by unknown author
SAD.368/3/138-158
[1989]
“Sudan, towards an action plan for food security: stimulating growth and formulating cost effective interventions”, aide memoire produced by a World Bank mission to Sudan
SAD.368/3/159-173
1980s
Section of a report for the [Oxfam Regional Plan Development Programme] on the “Transitional zone” between North and South Kordofan, particularly migration patterns and settlers
SAD.368/3/174-179
1980s
“Observations on tour of Kassala Province: planning of rural water supplies and rural development ”, (1st draft) by [Shepherd]
SAD.368/3/180-213
[1980s]
“Rangeland and forage development”, annex 6 to a larger report [by A. Omer]
SAD.368/3/214-218
[1980s]
Untitled paper on agricultural development in Sudan, by Ibrahim Karsamy
SAD.368/3/219-228
[1980s]
“Land rights and management”, section from a larger document [by unknown author]
SAD.368/3/229-241
1990 Mar 18
“Food security in Sudan. What next?”, report by Simon Maxwell, Institute of Development Studies, based on a one week visit to Khartoum and interviews with various donors and government officials
SAD.368/3/242-272
1992 Jun
“El Ain Natural Forest Management Project, Kordofan. Phase One - Mid-term review”, a report by the Overseas Development Institute, prepared for SOS Sahel and the Forests' National Corporation of Sudan by Abul Gasim Seif al-Din, Forest Consultant, and Edwin Shanks, Rural Development Forestry Network, ODI
(b) Papers relating to the Sudan Government
SAD.368/4/1-79
1947-1961
Papers relating to the Town Lands Scheme and Town Planning Boards, including memoranda and circulars. Also includes a partial copy of the Town Lands Scheme, 1947 (minus annexes).
SAD.369/1-369/5
1982-1985
Papers relating to the Western Savannah Development Corporation (Sudanese Ministry of Agriculture) and the Western Savannah Project:
SAD.369/1/1-55
1982
The Western Savannah Project - Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit, report number 1 “1982 Farmer Survey”, issued by the Western Savannah Development Corporation, Ministry of Agriculture, Democratic Republic of the Sudan
SAD.369/2/1-168
1984 Jun
Western Savannah Project annual report, July 1983-June 1984, issued by the Western Savannah Development Corporation, Ministry of Agriculture, Democratic Republic of the Sudan. Includes annexes numbered 1-6.
SAD.369/3/1-185
1985 Feb
Western Savannah Project phase 2 preparation: main report, issued by the Western Savannah Development Corporation, Ministry of Agriculture, Democratic Republic of the Sudan For annexes see SAD.369/4/1-205
SAD.369/4/1-205
1985 Feb
Western Savannah Project phase 2 preparation: annexes to the main report, issued by the Western Savannah Development Corporation, Ministry of Agriculture, Democratic Republic of the Sudan For main report see SAD.369/3/1-185
SAD.369/5/1-21
1985 Feb-Sep
Copies of Western Savannah Development Corporation fact sheets
SAD.207/6-7;369/6-7
1961 Sep-1985 Dec
Other papers relating to the Sudan Government:
SAD.207/6/1-13
1961 Sep 11
Note on the manpower aspect of the 7-year economic plan, by Mahmud Ahmad `Abd al-Hamid, A.D.E., Ministry of Finance and Economics
SAD.369/6/1-76
[1970s-1980s]
Crop production and agricultural statistics
Arabic
SAD.369/7/1-50
1974 Nov 30
“Annual report 1973/74”, issued by the Inspector of Local Government, Zande District, Yambio
SAD.369/7/51-75
1976 Dec
“Selected tables from the 1970-71 industerial [sic] survey for the establishments employing less than 25 workers”, issued by the Department of Statistics, Ministry of National Planning
SAD.369/7/76-110
[1977]
Approved budget for the Southern Region six year development plan, 1977-1983
SAD.369/7/111-118
1977
“Resolutions and recommendations of the joint conference of regional ministers and commissioners of the six southern provinces held from 13th to 15th of October 1977 in Juba”
SAD.207/7
[ca. 1978]
Jebel Marra project development plan (typescript report); phase 4 of a series of studies on the agricultural development of the Jebal Marra area, begun in1957/58 (177pp + 22 pp appendices)
SAD.369/7/119-156
[1979]
“Characteristics of administration in the Sudan in the various epochs from 1821-1979”, section extracted from a larger document providing recommendations on the proposed Regional Self-Government Act (1980)
SAD.369/7/157-195
1979
“Assigned statutory materials: land law, 1978-1979”. Includes selected sections from the Land Settlement and Registration Ordinance (1925), the Unregistered Land Act (1970), the Prescription and Limitation Ordinance (1928), the Civil Justice Ordinance (1974) (Chapter XVII: Suits relating to mortgages of immoveable property), and the Rent restriction Ordinance (1953)
SAD.369/7/196-198
1983 Apr 24
“Terms of reference of the Department of Planning”, a memorandum issued by S.A. Kembal, Director of Planning, Ministry of FInance and Economy for Kordofan Region
SAD.369/7/199-224
1983 Aug 26
“Report on an inter-ministerial mission of the Kordofan Regional Government to discuss district level planning in Sodari, 8-12 August 1983”, issued by the Regional Government of Kordofan, El Obeid
SAD.369/7/225-231
1985
“Estimates of area and production of the main crops in Sudan for season 1984/1985, compared with season 1983/84. Until the end of March, 1985”, issued by the Administrator of Agricultural Economies and Statistics Section, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources
SAD.207/6/14-47
1985 Oct
Kordofan Region, Department of Planning and Economy: report on the export production of fruits. Business and marketing plan, with foreword by Dennis Kerrigan
SAD.369/7/232-240
1985 Nov 16
“Crop production 1985/1986 season: preliminary estimates”, issued by the Agricultural Statistics Division, Department of Agricultural Economics, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources
SAD.369/7/241-245
1985
“The history of development projects in the Jebel Marra area”, issued by the Monitoring and Evaluation Department, Jebel Marra Rural Development Project
SAD.369/7/246-253
1985
“Project briefing paper”, issued by the Jebel Marra Rural Development Project
SAD.369/7/254-258
1985 Dec
“Preliminary grain production estimates (1985) for the project area”, issued by the Monitoring and Evaluation Department, Jebel Marra Rural Development Project
SAD.369/7/259-274
[1985]
Outline of project “Grain and fodder production by water spreading, Eastern Region”, produced by the Land Use Planning Administration, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources
2. Academic papers
(a) Academic papers by Shepherd
SAD.370/1/1-13
[1978]
“Local government and economic development in Northern Kordofan: a critical discussion paper”
SAD.370/1/14-22
[1978]
“Agricultural settlement schemes in the Sudan: discussion paper”
SAD.370/1/23-40
1978 Oct 27
“Discussion paper: pastoralists”, written for the University of Birmingham, Institute of Local Government Studies
SAD.370/1/41-46
1979 Nov 6
“Land tenure and conflicts: note and bibliography”
SAD.370/1/47-61
1980 Jan
“The planning and administration of rural water supplies in the Sudan: administrative problems and research problems”
SAD.370/1/62-87
[1981]
“Capitalist agriculture in the Sudan: the mechanised crop production schemes”
SAD.370/1/88-128
1981 Dec
“Popular participation in decentralised water supply planning: a case study in the Western District of Northern Kordofan Province, Sudan”, report by Shepherd and Asha Mustapha al-Neima, Sudan Academy of Administrative Sciences, Khartoum. Produced in association with the Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Khartoum, for the International Labour Office, Geneva
SAD.370/1/129-147
1982 Jan
“The planning and management of water supplies in Northern Sudan”, a working paper for the SSRC research project: “Planning of rural water supplies in semi-arid areas of the Sudan”
SAD.370/1/148-168
1982 Mar
Paper concerning a field trip to Eastern Sudan in February to March 1982 for the Social Science Research Council research project “Planning of rural water supplies in the semi-arid areas of the Sudan”
SAD.370/1/169-180
1982 Mar
“Abstract of interviews carried out in Sudan, February - March 1982”, in connection with the SSRC research project: “Planning of rural water supplies in semi-arid areas of the Sudan”
SAD.370/1/181-191
1982 Apr
“Observations on Butana field trip 24.3.82-5.3.82”, paper relating to the SSRC research project: “Planning of rural water supplies in semi-arid areas of the Sudan”
SAD.370/1/192-202
1984
“Brief report on Jummu`iya scheme: a personal view 1984”
SAD.370/1/203-210
[1986]
“Post drought recovery in north Darfur”
SAD.370/1/211-230
1987
“Research emphases: the grip of colonical policy and western modernity”
(b) Collected academic papers relating to the Sudan
SAD.370/2/1-20
[1972]
“Labour migration in Western Sudan”, by Tajel Anbia `Ali El Dawi
SAD.370/2/21-40
1975
“Mechanisation, production and employment in the Sudan”, by H.E. El Hag, University of Khartoum
SAD.370/2/41-61
1976 Jul
“Ground water resources of Sudan”, by Ramsis B. Salama, Rural Water and Development Corporation, Khartoum
SAD.370/2/62-81
[1976]
“The Jonglei Canal”, by A.I. al-Moghraby, Hydrobiological Research Unit, University of Khartoum
SAD.370/2/82-91
[1976]
“Some thoughts on agricultural development in the central rainlands of the Sudan”, by M. Simpson and Ahmad Hamza Khalifa
SAD.370/2/92-107
[1978]
Paper by unidentified author on socio-economic research in the Jonglei area Missing title page and page 1
SAD.370/2/108-140
[1979]
“Sudanization of the public service: a critical analysis”, by Al-Agab A. Al-Teraifi, Senior Lecturer and Director, Centre for Local Government Studies, Institute of Public Administration, Khartoum
SAD.370/2/141-197
1979
“The Baggara problem: attempts at modern change in Southern Darfur and Southern Kordofan”, by M.E. Adams
SAD.370/3/1-8
[1980]
“The Nile in Sudan after the Aswan High Dam”, by M.E. Beshir, University of Gezira, Wad Medani
SAD.370/3/9-22
[1980]
“Nile waters: the Sudan's critical resource”, by H. Dickinson, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, and K.F. Wedgwood
SAD.370/3/23-39
[1981]
“Private foreign investment in the Sudan and the case of Kenana Sugar Project”, by Ibrahim H. Yassin, University of Kent and University of Gezira
SAD.370/3/40-62
1981 Jun
“A study of the spontaneous settlement of nomads in Western Sudan: Interim Report, April 1, 1980 - May 31, 1980”, by J. Holt and `Ali J. Abdalla, International African Institute (ERU Project No. 6/ESCOR Research Scheme No. R.3610)
SAD.370/3/63-98
1981 Sep
“Some aspects of the political economy of the Sudan”, by Fatima Babiker Mahmud, Department of Political Science, University of Khartoum
SAD.370/3/99-123
[1981]
“The Egyptian drive in the Sudan: a study on the Egyptian's attitude towards the Sudan, 1937-47”, by Fadwa A.A. Taha, Department of History, University of Khartoum
SAD.370/3/124-146
[1982]
“The Seleit Food Production Company: background to an environmental assessment”, by D.L. Johnson, Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, and Y.A. Muhammad, Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Khartoum
SAD.370/3/147-203
[1983]
“Drought impact monitoring: a remote sensing study of desertification in Kordofan, Sudan”, study report by U. Hellden based on a study carried out in cooperation with the Institute of Environmental Studies and the Department of Geography, University of Khartoum
SAD.370/3/204-209
[1983]
“Analysis of field project on local level planning in Gezira-Managil”, report by an unknown author on a project carried out through the Rural Development short course, Wad Medani, Sudan Academy of Administrative Sciences
SAD.370/3/210-224
[1986]
“Attitude and crop diffusion among the peasant farmers of Western Sudan”, by Muhammad Babiker Ibrahim
SAD.370/3/225-235
[1987]
“The social organization of time among the Krongo of South Kordofan”, by F.W. Kramer, Institute for Ethnology, University of Berlin
SAD.370/4/1-10
1987 May
“Questions of famine in Kordofan”, working paper by D. Pankhurst, Centre for Development Studies, Leeds University
SAD.370/4/11-72
1987 May
“Land tenure and desertification: some directions for agricultural land use research in Western Sudan”, by W.I. Torry, West Virginia University
SAD.370/4/73-117
[1987]
“Politics and continued hunger in Sudan: the case of Darfur”, by R. Bush, Department of Politics, University of Leeds
SAD.370/4/118-124
[1989]
“Beyond the political economy of food insecurity in the Sudan: some implications for research and policy”, by Mustafa Babiker Ahmad
SAD.370/4/125-155
1989 Feb
“The Sudan famine code of 1920: successes and failures of the Indian model of famine relief in colonial Sudan”, by A. de Waal, Nuffield College, Oxford
SAD.370/4/156-164
1989
“Some problems with targetting emergency grain in Western Sudan, 1985”, by D. Keen, St Antony's College, Oxford
SAD.370/4/165-191
1989 Apr
“Social and political change in Sudan: food security and the end of development”, by M. Duffield, Institute of Development Visiting Fellow, April to July 1989
SAD.370/4/192-207
1990 Feb
“Food security planning in the wake of an emergency relief operation: the case of Darfur, Western Sudan”, by M. Buchanan-Smith, Institute of Development Visiting Fellow, November 1989 to February 1990
(c) Collected articles and essays relating to other countries and wider Africa
SAD.371/1/1-13
1981
“The near-term challenge of managing water resources in the Nile Basin”, paper by J. Waterbury, Princeton University
SAD.371/1/14-27
[1981]
“The role of farmers in decision-making on irrigation systems”, paper by C. Oxby and A. Bottrall, Overseas Development Institute
SAD.371/1/28-56
1981
“Political factors in the changing structure of administration - the experience of Anglophone Africa”, paper by P. Woodward, University of Reading, with covering letter from Woodward to Shepherd
SAD.371/1/57-91
1982
“Farm and hearth: rural women in a farming community”, paper by L.M. Fruzzetti, Department of Anthropology, Brown University
SAD.371/1/92-111
1983 Jun 21
“Project design: local level organization”, paper by D. Curtis
SAD.371/1/112-158
[1985]
“Bread riots in Northern Africa: an analysis of social forces”, paper by D. Seddon, School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia
SAD.371/1/159-171
1986 Apr
“Social inequality and agrarian change: dilemmas of household and community reproduction in Northern Ghana”, paper by M.C. Roncoli, Department of Anthropology, State University of New York at Binghamton
SAD.371/1/172-196
1989
“Why are rural people vulnerable to famine?”, paper by J. Swift
SAD.371/1/197-202
[1991]
“Wars and the food emergency in Africa: why the UN should now intervene if relief is to have a chance”, paper by M. Hubbard
(d) Collected theses on Sudan
SAD.371/2/1-161
1953 Jun
“The peasant agriculture in the Savannah belt of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan”, thesis by K.M. Barbour, University of Oxford [lacking pages 27, 75, 85 and 154]
SAD.371/3/1-166; 371/4/1-249
1963 Sep
“Rural water supplies and settlement in Gedaref District, Sudan”, thesis by A.M. Graham [lacking pp. 437-end]
SAD.371/5/1-214
1977 Dec
“Administrative reform in the Sudan with special reference to the experience of the Sudanese central public service, 1966-1976”, Master of Social Science thesis by `Abd Elmoniem Muhammad Arbab, Faculty of Commerce and Social Science, University of Birmingham
SAD.372/1/1-80
[1977]
Chapter 6 from an unidentified thesis by an unidentified author. The thesis appears to be looking at the social and economic situation in Darfur. The chapter is divided into four case studies: the first discusses the Beni-Helba and Mahria conflict; the second, commercialisation of land; the third, the Farmers Union of Southern Darfur; and the fourth, the Qeraida and Ghazala-Gawazat farm schemes.
SAD.372/2/1-10
1980 Apr
“Regional inequality in Sudan”, thesis proposal by `Abd al-Rahman Ibrahim, with covering note from Ibrahim to Shepherd
SAD.372/3/1-58
[1983]
Chapter three from an unidentified thesis [possibly “Regional inequality in Sudan”, by `Abd al-Rahman Ibrahim]. The chapter is titled “Western Sudan as a source of labour”, and looks at developments from pre-colonial years to the time of writing.
SAD.372/4/1-134
(e) Other academic material
SAD.372/4/1-71
[1975]
Partial [draft] copy of a book, by unidentified author, looking at the physical and economic environment of the Southern Region of Sudan. The book discusses climate and hydrology in various areas as well as agriculture and livestock.
SAD.372/4/72-122
[1976]
Partial [draft] copy of book, by unidentified author, entitled “Economic and revolutionary change in Sudan”
SAD.372/4/123-125
1978
“Plan monitoring and response signalling: a comparative study of rural development planning processes in India and the Sudan”, outline of planned study to be carried out by J. Watson, D. Curtis, and A. Shepherd of the Development Administration Group, University of Birmingham
SAD.372/4/126-129
1983
Review by Shepherd of Agrarian policies and rural poverty in Africa, by D. Ghai and S. Radwan, and Essays on the political economy of rural Africa, by R.H. Bates
SAD.372/4/130-132
[1986]
Proposal by Shepherd for a book entitled “Famine and food security in Northeast Africa: a “breadbasket” in the Sudan?”
SAD.372/4/133-134
1991
Draft review by Shepherd of The Gezira Scheme and agricultural transition, by T. Barnett and A. Abdelkarim, for African Affairs
3. Conference and workshop papers
SAD.372/5/1-74
1981 Nov
Papers relating to the Fourth International Conference on the Nile Valley Countries: “Continuity and change”, Institute of African and Asian Studies, University of Khartoum, 24-28 November 1981. Includes copy of the introductory remarks (SAD.372/5/1-12). Copies of papers presented include:
SAD.372/5/13-31
1981 Nov
“Regionalism and national cohesion in the Sudan”, by M.O. Beshir, Institute of African and Asian Studies, University of Khartoum
SAD.372/5/32-69
1981 Nov
“Aspects of Sudanese foreign policy: ‘splendid isolation’ , radicalisation and Finlandisation”, by Muhammad Bashir Hamid, Department of Political Science, University of Khartoum
SAD.372/5/70-74
1981 Nov
“Would the Jonglei Canal be invaded by aquatic weeds?”, by M. Tag al-Seed, Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Khartoum
SAD.372/6/1-40
1982 Sep
Papers relating to the Development Studies Association annual conference, 23-25 September 1982, including related correspondence and programme, and copy of Shepherd's paper “Agricultural capitalism and rural development in the Sudan”
SAD.372/7/1-32
1983 Oct
Papers presented at the Blue Nile Health Project, third scientific advisory group meeting, 3-7 October 1983, Wad Medani:
SAD.372/7/1-6
1983 Oct
“Health component of the Gezira Rehabilitation Project”, by W.R. Jobin
SAD.372/7/7-15
1983 Oct
“Briefing about the project: philosophy, goals”, by A.A. El Gaddal, Project Manager, Blue Nile Health Project
SAD.372/7/16-27
1983 Oct
“Status of finance and administration”, by El Amin Abdalla, Director, FInance and Administration, Blue Nile Health Project
SAD.372/7/28-32
1983 Oct
“Integrated malaria control in the study zone”, by A.M. Haridi, Director Biology Unit
SAD.207/8/1-59
1985
Paper on “ Agricultural research for African development: problems and priorities for 1985-2000”, by Carl K. Eicher for a World Bank conference on “Research priorities for Sub-Saharan Africa” at Bellagio, 25 February-1 March 1985
SAD.372/8/1-59
1985
Papers relating to a “Workshop on famine: recovery and prevention”, Kassala, 4-5 December 1985. Includes an agenda and various background papers with notes on various social groups vulnerable to famine (SAD.372/8/1-18). Copies of papers presented include:
SAD.372/8/19-32
1985
“The food system and food policy issues”, by A. Shepherd
SAD.372/8/33-52
1985
“Famine relief, food distribution and health”, by C.F. Palmer
SAD.372/8/53-59
1985
“Regional government and refugees in the eastern-region of Sudan: some basic policy issues”, by `Ali Zayed Breima, Sudan Academy for Administrative Sciences
SAD.372/9/1-185
1988
Papers relating to a “Workshop on Sudan food security”, University of Sussex, 3-5 October 1988. Includes related correspondence and agendas; correspondence relating to plans for a subsequent book, along with a draft chapter by Shepherd entitled “Improving food security at household level” and a draft chapter by D. Keen, “Targetting emergency food aid: the case of Darfur, Sudan, in 1985” (SAD.372/9/1-43,123-185). Copies of papers presented at the workshop include:
SAD.372/9/44-52
1988
“Sudanese agricultural markets: a multi-market approach”, by A. Powell, Institute of Economics and Statistics, Oxford University
SAD.372/9/53-66
1988
“Improving food security at household level: post drought development in Kordofan and Red Sea Hills, Sudan”, by A. Shepherd
SAD.372/9/67-75
1988
“Local government and food security in Kordofan region, Sudan”, by M. Hubbard, Development Administration Group, University of Birmingham
SAD.372/9/76-91
1988
“Emergency food security in Western Sudan: what is it for?”, by A. de Waal, Nuffield College, Oxford
SAD.372/9/92-101
1988
“Food security, income distribution and growth in the Sudan: some preliminary findings”, by D. Evans and Muhammad Diab, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
SAD.372/9/102-114
1988
“Grain production and marketing in Zimbabwe”, by E. T. Theunissen, Grain Marketing Board, Zimbabwe
SAD.372/9/115-122
1988
Summary of a joint research project between the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, and the DSRC, University of Khartoum, prepared by P. van der Wel, ISS
SAD.373/1/1-45
1991 May
Background papers relating to “Famine now: an emergency conference to establish an agenda for urgent action”, organised by Sudan Update, 11 May 1991
SAD.373/2/1-224
[1973]-1988
Collected papers from various conferences, workshops and symposia, including:
SAD.373/2/1-25
[1973]
“The Hadendowa traditional territorial rights and inter-population relations within the context of native administration system (1927-1970)”, by Hassan Muhamad Salih, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Khartoum. Presented at the Nile Valley Conference, Institute of African and Asian Studies, University of Khartoum.
SAD.373/2/26-39
1975
“Health and nutrition problems in rural areas”, by Yusif Babiker Yusif, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Khartoum. Presented at the Eighth Erkowit Conference on Socio-Economic and Development Planning - Eastern Sudan, School of Extra-Mural Studies, University of Khartoum, 31 January - 7 February 1975.
SAD.373/2/40-43
1978 Apr
“Food for the towns: the need for an integrated policy to help local producers”, by D. Curtis. Presented at the Administration Planning Conference, Port Sudan, Red Sea Hills Province, 15-24 April 1978.
SAD.373/2/44-63
1978 Oct
“Fuelwood crisis causing unfortunate land use - and the other way around”, by T.H. Digernes. Voluntary paper for the 8th World Forestry Congress, Jakarta, Indonesia, 16-18 October 1978.
SAD.373/2/64-96
1979
“Popular representation and participation in Sudanese local administration”, by M. Alassam, University of Khartoum. Discussion paper presented to the Development Studies and Research Centre workshop on “Planning, agricultural development and popular participation”, Khartoum, 5-9 December 1979.
SAD.373/2/97-104
1980
“Socio economic development and some environmental crisis”, by T. Hassan. Presented at the National Council for Friendship, Solidarity and Peace Third African Regional Conference for UNAS, Khartoum, 5-8 September 1980
SAD.373/2/105-134
1982
“Labour organization in pastoral economy versus labour requirements in agricultural production: the case of Gash Delta”, by Hassan Muhammad Salih, Department of Anthropology, University of Khartoum. Presented to a symposium on “The Impact of Development Projects upon Population Redistribution”, University of Khartoum, 8-12 March 1982.
SAD.373/2/135-152
1983
“Sudan Government efforts in controlling desertification”, by `Abd al-Aziz Bayoumi. Presented at a workshop on “monitoring and controlling desertification”, Khartoum, 20-24 February 1983.
SAD.373/2/153-159
1983
“Socioeconomic aspects of environmental deterioration in Northern Kordofan (Sudan)”, by Siddig Umbadda, Department of Economics, University of Khartoum. Presented at a symposium on “Problems and perspectives of the social and economic development of the Sudan”, Hamburg, June 1983.
SAD.373/2/160-179
[1986]
“Agrarian crisis in Africa and neo-classical populism”, by H. Bernstein, University of London. Presented at a postgraduate seminar on peasants, 15 Mar [1986].
SAD.373/2/180-220
1988
“Policy changes and their effect on the operations of the Agricultural Bank of Sudan as an agent for the government in building a national grain buffer stock”, by Babiker `Uthman `Abd al-Nur, Deputy Managing Director, Agricultural Bank of Sudan. Presented at a FAO/AFMESA workshop on “Policy changes and their effect on the operations of grain marketing agencies”, 22-26 August 1988, Dar Es-Salaam, Tanzania.
SAD.373/2/221-224
[1980s]
“The place for agriculture in rural development”, paper presented by a member of the Rural Planning Unit, South Kordofan, at a Development Conference, Kadugli
4. General correspondence
SAD.373/3/1-66
1979 Jun 5-1985 Dec 30
General correspondence, including J. Briggs, University of Glasgow, to Shepherd concerning a paper by Shepherd on the Jummu`iya irrigation scheme, 1980 (SAD.373/3/4-5); Abu Haraz, Gedaref Rural Water Corporation, to Shepherd concerning the management of hafirs and boreholes and the governance of the areas around Rashid Dam, Um Sawani, and Gariesha, 1982 (SAD.373/3/13-17); Shepherd to I.C. Cliff enclosing a list of officials in the Sudanese Regional Government System, 1982 (SAD.373/3/18-21); from I.G. Simpson, University of Leeds, to Shepherd concerning Shepherd's paper “Agricultural capitalism and rural development in the Sudan”, 1982 (SAD.373/3/24) and concerning Shepherd's paper “Capitalist agriculture in the Sudan's dura prairies”, 1982 (SAD.373/3/27-28); [A. Brahman] to Shepherd concerning the Western Savannah Corporation, 1984 (SAD.373/3/36-40)
SAD.373/4/1-81
1986 Jan 3-1986 Dec 4
General correspondence, including Shepherd to D. Booth, Unicef, enclosing a review by Shepherd of Imposing aid: emergency assistance to refugees, by B.E. Harrell-Bond, 1986 (SAD.373/4/1-5); from G. Calderbank, Western Savannah Development Corporation, to Shepherd concerning the first workshop of the WSDC, 1986 (SAD.373/4/7-8); from H.G. Farbrother to Shepherd concerning a proposed chapter on agricultural research from Shepherd's book, 1986 (SAD.373/4/18-19); from Shepherd to D. Curtis, Institute of Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham, concerning Shepherd's work with Unicef in Sudan, 1986 (SAD.373/4/48-49); copy of a circular letter sent by Shepherd to friends and family concerning personal and family issues and his experiences in the Sudan working for Unicef, 1986 (SAD.373/4/75-78)
SAD.373/5/1-57
1987 Jan 26-1993 Dec 31
General correspondence, including Shepherd to K. Davey, Institute of Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham, mainly concerning Shepherd's work for the UN and his experiences in Khartoum, 1987 (SAD.373/5/8); John [Sheriff] to Shepherd concerning Shepherd's work on famine and Sheriff's own research, 1987 (SAD.373/5/25); D.H. Tutu, General Manager, Nuba Mountains Rural Development Project, Kadugli, to Shepherd concerning the lack of effect on project policies in response to famine, 1987 (SAD.373/5/26-28); copy of a fax from Simon Maxwell, Institute of Development Studies, to Tony Vaux, Oxfam, giving Maxwell's thoughts on the impending famine in the Sudan, 1990 (SAD.373/5/38-39)
SAD.373/6/1-79
1994 Jan 20-1994 Sep 16
General correspondence, mainly between Shepherd and representatives of charity projects concerning the Africa Grants Committee
5. Research material
SAD.373/7-8; 374/1-8
1978-1990
Research notebooks containing rough notes from various field trips and research trips mainly to the Sudan, though also Uganda, Somalia and Djibouti. Also incudes notes on workshops and conferences:
SAD.373/7/1-180
1978
3 research notebooks from a trip to Sudan
SAD.373/8/1-38
1980
Research notebook from a trip to Sudan
SAD.373/8/39-118
1981
2 research notebooks from a trip to Kordofan
SAD.374/1/1-67
1982 Feb-Mar
Research notebook from a trip to Sudan
SAD.374/1/68-229
1982
3 research notebooks containing notes relating to Shepherd's SSRC research project: “Planning of rural water supplies in semi-arid areas of the Sudan”
SAD.374/2/1-65
1983
Research notebook from a trip to the Public Record Office, Khartoum. Includes notes and extracts from documents.
SAD.374/3/1-57
1983 Jul-Aug
Research notebook from a trip to Sudan
SAD.374/4/1-59
1985
Research notebook containing notes on reports relating to the Sudan produced by Huntings Technical Services
SAD.374/5/1-60
1985
Research notebook from a trip to Sudan [also contains notes from various Huntings Technical Services reports]
SAD.374/6/1-34
1987 Jan
Research notebook from a trip to Sudan
SAD.374/7/1-55
1990
Research notebook from a trip to Djibouti
SAD.374/8/1-66
1990 Mar
Research notebook from an IGADD workshop in Kampala, Uganda
SAD.374/8/67-117
1990 Sep
Research notebook containing notes relating to an IGADD conference in Kampala, Uganda
SAD.374/8/118-182
[1991]
Research notebook containing notes from a research trip to Somalia in connection with Shepherd's involvement in the IGADD Food Security Strategy Study
SAD.374/8/183-331
[1991]
Research notebook from a trip to Sodiri, El Obeid
SAD.374/9/1-6
[1982]
Notes taken by Shepherd in connection with a Social Science Research Council project]on historical documents dated 1936-1945 relating to applications to the Sudan Government for the finance of water supply projects and the work of the Rural Water Supplies and Soil Conservation Board.
SAD.374/10/1-18
1985 Nov 17-Dec 19
Copies of completed questionnaires sent by Shepherd to various NGOs working in Sudan in connection with his research on NGOs
SAD.374/11/1-31
1990
Two years' worth of raw data on nomadic production taken from three villages around the middle and lower Shabeele, Somalia. Produced by I. Melmore, Land Resource Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation, United Kingdom Technical Cooperation. Requested by Shepherd to aid in his work with IGADD. Includes covering note to Shepherd from Melmore.
6. Miscellanea
SAD.374/12/1-9
1978 Feb 16-1991 Apr 26
Collection of press cuttings relating to the Sudan and wider Africa from a variety of sources::
SAD.374/12/1
1978 Feb 16
“Sudan gambles on rapid development”, by L. Barling, from the Financial Times
SAD.374/12/2
1978 Mar 21
“From sentence of death to top political position”, by A. Darby, from the Financial Times
SAD.374/12/3
1979 Nov
“A question of credibility”, by W. Ndege, from Africa
SAD.374/12/4-5
1979 Nov
“Sudanese rural lifestyle threatened”, from Africa
SAD.374/12/6
1984 Oct 11
“Trapped in the food maze”, by P. Harrison from The Guardian
SAD.374/12/7
1985 Aug 1
“The famine in Sudan: where 553 little children die a day”, by P. Vallely from The Times
SAD.374/12/8
1989 Sep 14
“Foresters of the dunes”, by J. Wheelwright from The Guardian
SAD.374/12/9
1991 Apr 26
“In 1991, we cannot claim that we did not know”, by S. Maxwell and M. Buchanan-Smith
SAD.374/13/1-15
1984
Monthly rainfall statistics for Kordofan and Darfur for the year 1984. Also includes copies of averages for the Sudan 1951-1980.