Anne Itto

Anne Itto

Anne Itto is the secretary general for the southern sector of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM). She is a former minister of state for the ministry of agriculture and forestry for the Government of National Unity in Sudan. In August 2005, the Madi and Aholi Communties in Magwi County, Eastern Equatoria State, nominated her to the National Assembly. She is a member of the National Committee for the Employment of Graduates and the Advisory Council for the Ministry of Social Affairs, Gender, and Child Welfare. In November 2005, she became chairperson for the Political Committee of the Joint National Transitional Team, one of the specialized bodies created by the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in January 2005. Its main purpose is to monitor the implementation of the CPA and the Oslo framework for reconstruction and development. Before her involvement in the peace negotiations, Ms. Itto chaired the Natural Resource Management and Utilization Committee and was an advisor to the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) Economic Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources Development. In addition, she served as deputy team leader for the SPLM Development Assistant Technical Office, which was responsible for the coordination and equitable distribution of development resources. Ms. Itto has traveled on many regional and international missions on behalf of SPLM to represent women and provide technical assistance on development issues.

Last Updated: April 2009