Crisis Prevention & Recovery

UNDP believes that waiting for conflict to be over risks losing vital opportunities for developing Sudan. So despite ongoing conflict in parts of the country such as Darfur, UNDP is already engaged in helping people plant the seeds for building a better future. This work is varied. It involves getting both men and women, who are coming out of the army, into jobs or supporting them with starting up small businesses.Read More

Our Goals

UNDP's work aims to reduce incentives to return to conflict by helping people feel secure enough to invest in their future. It involves getting both men and women, who are coming out of the army, into jobs or supporting them with starting up small businesses and helps displaced people who have fled conflict start farming again using better technology and new techniques, and helping them access markets.Read more

A Farmer with his Traditional Beehive

The honey value chain project in Kubum, South Darfur, started in May 2011 and is part of an innovative set of initiatives laid out by UNDP’s Darfur Livelihoods Recovery Programme. (Photo: UNDP Sudan) more

Our Stories

Drama group “Beshaish” hits Kadugli, South Kordofan in September to much fanfare (Photo Credits: Sudia)
Drama group “Beshaish” hits Kadugli, South Kordofan in September to much fanfare (Photo Credits: Sudia)

“I am from South Kordofan”: Peace Ambassadors Spread the Message

The Sudan DDR Commission (SDDRC) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme has implemented a large-scale peace building project in both Khartoum and five localities in South Kordofan Statemore 

Literacy training for women, Mazmoom, Sennar State, July 2012 (photo by: Elnasiaem)

Putting Down the Weapon, Picking Up the Pen

Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) interventions are a crucial element of UNDP’s Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) programme in Sudan which aims at creating conducive environments for the peaceful reintegration of ex-combatants and associated groups.more 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • Youth Volunteers Rebuilding Darfur Project

    Due to conflict in Darfur, a whole generation of youth has suffered diminished educational and developmental opportunities. Women, who have little access to income sources and markets, have been further marginalized.more 

  • The broad aim of the Transitional Solutions Initiative (TSI) is to help all the communities affected by conflict - refugees, displaced, as well as host communities, to become more self-sufficient. Most of these people have lived in East Sudan for decades, many of them were born there.more 

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