The overall objective of this project is to assist the Republic of South Sudan to conduct a study as a strategy to facilitate South Sudan’s entry into the EAC on favourable terms. The project’s objectives consists of four main components: review of economic impact of the EAC accession on South Sudan; review of the regulatory impact of the EAC accession on South Sudan; evaluation of the private sector’s level of awareness, expectations and challenges related to EAC accession and provision of advice on Negotiation Strategy for EAC accession of South Sudan.