In parts of Sudan, seasonal migration of livestock can trigger conflicts over land access and damage, and water and grazing. UNDP’s peacebuilding efforts help communities resolve disputes before they escalate.
A recent UN report highlights the impacts of COVID-19 on Sudan’s frail economy and society.
In Darfur, we’re using livelihood creation to rebuild communities, overcome tensions, and address causes of conflict.
Agriculture is life for 65% of Sudan’s population. Supporting conflict-impacted farmers, UNDP is working to boost productivity, income, and expertise to improve livelihoods.
The Green Climate Fund on Friday approved US$25.6 million in new funding for an innovative climate resilience project in Sudan, designed to promote agriculture, health, and food and water security.
40% of Sudan’s new parliamentary seats are allocated to women, but challenges remain in filling them. A search for potential candidates found 1,070 women, many young, eager to represent their communities.
Agriculture offers significant opportunities in Sudan but often relies on diesel-powered water pumps. Introducing solar technology has increased land use & productivity by nearly 50%.

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65.1

Life expectancy at birth

65%

Poverty rate, latest estimates by Ministry of Finance (2020)

730

GDP per capita - in current prices (USD) 2020

0.507

Human Dev. Index (UNDP, 2018)

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