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  • “We are now seeing what we have begun months back finally being finally realized ”, said engineer Adel Jaafar Arbab, Minister of Agriculture, Animal Resources, Fishery and Irrigation in Sudan’s Northern State. hope to get unstuck and move forward in alternative energy projects in the Northern State, where a wind energy project has recently been signed between the Government of Sudan and the United Nations Development Programme.

  • Dec 28, 2017

    Violent conflicts, displacement and loss of livelihoods in Darfur has driven thousands of children and adolescents out of school. The report estimates that almost 40% of children and adolescents at school age are out of school in Darfur.

  • Nov 29, 2015

    The National Population Council in collaboration with UNDP have organized a two day orientation session on the transition from MDGs to SDGs in Sudan on 22-24 Novemeber.

  • UNDP in Collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission organized a two day Consultative workshop on the establishing of Human Rights sub offices for the Human Rights Commission in Darfur.

  • Aug 5, 2015

    On 27 May 2015, The United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, called for a more open and constructive dialogue among all parties to address the causes and consequences of violence against women in Sudan. “The silence and the denials, whether by State authorities or many civil society participants, regarding the subject of violence as experienced by women, is a source of concern,” Ms. Manjoo stressed at the end of her twelve-day official visit to the country.

  • Jun 16, 2013

    “Since I began my beekeeping business in honey production, processing and wax refining with the Value Chain project, I am now able to support my family. I am now able to 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 State. Along with his wife and children, Abdul-Aziz was displaced from his village when the war erupted in his area and forced to seek refugee in an IDP camp in Mukjar. Abdul-Aziz had lost everything.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Feb 27, 2014

    Last November, twenty three year old Alhindi Abdalla arrived at the Khartoum Vocational Training Centre along with 41 youth from Elhay Elgnoubi, Rosairis locality in Blue Nile State to start their two month vocational training in auto-mechanics and auto-electrics.

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