USAID provides lifesaving assistance to South Sudanese affected by conflict.
USAID improvements to roads and bridges are boosting South Sudan's trade
A USAID radio program broadcasts interactive lessons to students with no access to schools
A woman votes in South Sudan's referendum on self-determination in January 2011
About South Sudan
In January 2011, the southern Sudanese voted overwhelmingly to secede, and on July 9, 2011, the Republic of South Sudan became an independent nation. As South Sudan embarks on nationhood, USAID seeks to help make the new country increasingly stable while helping the government deliver basic services to citizens, provide effective, inclusive and accountable governance, diversify the economy, and combat poverty.
South Sudan Transition Strategy: Summary (pdf,125kb)
South Sudan Transition Strategy: Full (pdf,1.2mb)
Last updated: October 23, 2013