As the war enters its sixth year only the most optimistic of observers is voicing much hope that the revitalised peace agreement.
More than 4 million people, one third of the population, have fled their homes since South Sudans brutal war began in December 2013
7.6 million people need assistance for their day-to-day survival; 2.1 million have fled as refugees in neighbouring states; 1.9 million are displaced within South Sudan; 4.8 million are severely food insecure.
Although the big tent worked in the early days of independence when President Salva Kiir could buy off opponents, it is now failing, as the economy flat-lines.
While there is an increasing and diverse opposition to President Salva Kiir, these groups lack a shared agenda and common approach. There is no group that promises a unified future for South Sudan.