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  • The Man of peace

    Uncle Hamdoun Rahmatallah Hamdoun, has succeeded in bringing about peace and reconciliation in West Kordufan by halting the killing of thousands when a dispute erupted between two tribes at the locality of Meriam, West Kordofan.

  • When the future is sweet as honey

    “Since I began my beekeeping business in honey production, processing and wax refining with the Value Chain project, I am able to support my family. I sell my products at the local market, as well as further afield in Nyala, Khartoum and Omdurman,” says Abdul-Aziz, a 50-year old father of four, from Bindisi in Central Darfur. Along with his wife and children, Abdul-Aziz was displaced from his village when the war erupted in his area and forced to seek refuge in an IDP camp in Mukjar. He lost everything.

  • The Path to Recovery: Returnees in Mazmoom Community

    In Mazmoom community, located in Sennar State, the situation continues to be tense. The combination of nearly 3,800 returning Sudanese, including 1,800 former fighters, who are trying to establish new homes, farms and find pastures for their animal herds has made the situation for the Mazmoon difficult.

  • Community Services and Access to Markets in Blue Nile State

    More than 5,300 community members in Damazine and Roseries localities in the Blue Nile state are benefitting from an entire package of basic social services and livelihoods opportunities provided in partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Embassy of Japan.

  • Darfur on the Move: Going Home

    Having fled from conflict and instability, Eida Adam Abbaker finally returned home to Angime in West Darfur in 2012. Eida has since become one of the key community members working in Angime’s vegetable garden. In the past, her income stemmed mainly from firewood collection and charcoal production, work which was not only arduous and time consuming, but also unsustainable and harmful for the environment.

  • DARFUR ON THE MOVE - Growing Peace Today

    Fatima is a local hibiscus producer in West Darfur. She runs her farm together with her eldest son and up until last year she had been growing hibiscus the way she had always done it. This was until she met Abubaker. Abubaker had been nominated by his village elders to participate in a UNDP youth volunteer programme through the University of El Fasher that would give him advanced skills and expertise in modern farming methods and business strategies.

  • Conflict Reduced in Blue Nile State

    In the Blue Nile State, a demarcation and compensation process led to the re-opening of 109 kms of livestock corridor late last year. As a result, the reported police cases of conflict between farmers and pastoralists have declined sharply.

  • Success Calling in Kilo 26 Camp
  • Hides and Skins Production Taken to New Heights in Darfur
  • SKS Sees Success: Reintegration Services Continue to Roll Out for South Kordofans

    As part of its firm commitment to fulfilling its obligations to provide Reintegration services to ex-combatants in South Kordofan State, Sunday May 20, 2012 saw the signing of a final contract by national NGO, Jasmar with UNDP DDR and its partner SDDRC

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