Originally posted at Blog for Darfur.
Innovative initiatives Sudan Vote Monitor and The Satellite Sentinel Project are working to provide almost real-time reports on the referendum voting process and potential troop movements or violence.
For up-to-date information about referendum voting, follow Sudan Vote Monitor.
Want to learn more about the ethnic make-up of Sudan? It’s main paved roads, or oil fields? The BBC and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace have great background resources for you.
The Carnegie Endowment’s new site, “Carnegie Guide to the Future of Sudan,” features maps of political boundaries, infrastructure, petroleum infrastructure and areas of tension as well as a timeline of Sudan’s history and analysis of current events.
The BBC has maps of ethnic groups, infant mortality, water & sanitation, education, food insecurity and oil fields.