Working towards these commitments
Secure Tenure Rights
Strong Small-Scale Farming Systems
Diverse Tenure Systems
Equal land rights for women
Secure territorial rights for Indigenous Peoples
Transparent and accessible information
Effective actions against land grabbing
Protected land rights defenders
To promote sustainable, transparent, and accountable natural resources management that benefits the South Sudanese people through empowering communities and positively influencing policies.
•To increase transparency, public participation, oversight, and access to information in the natural
resources sector and government budgeting processes.
•To monitor, support, and promote civil society and public participation in the full implementation of
the Chapter Four on Resource, Economic and Finance Management of the Agreement on the
Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS).
•To nurture and strengthen local research and analysis capacity on social and economic policies that
support evidence-based advocacy for civil society and planning by government institutions.
•To monitor implementation of the South Sudan’s Petroleum Health, Safety and Environmental
Management System and Plan (HSE) Regulation 2015 to ensure compliance and mitigate health
•To lobby and advocate for responsible business and investment practices where investors take
responsibilities for negative externalities as results of their businesses activities.
CSCNR’s constituency include vulnerable communities, CSO’s groups, local authorities and policy makers who aim at promoting sustainable, transparent and accountable management of natural resources through empowering communities and positively influencing polices around land and natural resources.