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  • 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.

  • Mar 2, 2014

    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.

  • 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.

  • May 18, 2014

    “We are getting back to square one (2003) in Darfur” says Saaed Adam Sharfeddin. Due to an upsurge in fighting between the Government’s Rapid Support Force and rebel groups in South Darfur, a total of 19,582 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have recently moved into Kalma camp in Wadi Saleh, South Darfur. Most of the new arrivals are women and children, and rising crime in the camps is becoming a problem.

  • 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.

  • Jun 16, 2013

    The women, dressed in clean white garb, tobe, learn in detail every step in the process alongside broader concepts of pre- and post-natal health services.

  • Jul 11, 2013

    Following the successful implementation of the One Man Can (OMC) campaigns in the Blue Nile, Northern Kordofan and Khartoum states, UNDP sought to expand the experience and share success of the campaigns more widely through capacity building of selected government and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) aiming at establishing a national OMC Network.

  • Jul 10, 2013

    Recently, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the National Assembly's Economic and Finance Affairs organized a two- day training workshop on "Financial Monitoring: The Relationship between the Parliament and other Financial Oversight Institutions" aimed at developing and activating parliamentarians' financial oversight role and skills.

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