• Jan 1, 2007

    Northern Sudan has been implementing the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) programmes since 2005 (malaria, Tuberculosis and two HIV/AIDS grants). The United nation Development Programme (UNDP) in Sudan is serving as Principle Recipient (PR) of these grants, with full responsibilities of managing the grants.

  • Feb 28, 2010

    The trading networks and entrepreneurship of Darfuri traders are legendary and Darfur has long been the source of Sudan’s most important exports of agricultural produce, including groundnuts, gum arabic and livestock. Its modern economy remains based on agriculture and trade, but chronic under-investment, marginalization and isolation from the rest of the Sudanese economy has disabled the region from reaching its full production and trading potential.

  • Jul 8, 2013

    Almost four years after signing the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), the challenges for both the National Government (GONU) and the Government of South Sudan (GOSS) remain as ever tremendous

  • Nov 4, 2009

    In 2006, the Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement was signed, ending twelve years of devastating conflict. Kassala and to a lesser extent Gedaref states were left with very limited capacity, declining institutions, inadequate and decaying physical infrastructure, eroded human capital and shattered social structures.

  • Jan 1, 2006

    Sudan is a low-income country, with income per capita of less than US$ 400. With its vast geographic area and varied natural resources, it holds great economic potential. So far, however, it has been a land of missed opportunity. It is also a land of great diversity: ethnically, geographically and ecologically and it faces the challenge of utilizing/capitalizing on such diversity to achieve development and eradicate poverty.

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