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Safeguarding Sudan’s $3b remittance lifeline against COVID-19

Annual remittances of around US$3 billion are essential to Sudan’s economy and society. But, facing COVID-19, this lifeline is expected to fall by at least $500m. Mitigation efforts are critical and…  


After a revolution, Sudan takes a fresh look at citizen engagement

Effective citizen engagement and participation is often taken as a sign of a healthy democracy. This is particularly true in post-conflict settings.  


The fight against COVID-19: rebuilding a better Sudan

A recent UN report highlights the impacts of COVID-19 on Sudan’s frail economy and society. Though the pandemic adds to the transition’s challenges, it provides an opportunity to shape a robust…  


The then, the now, and the Uncharted: Sailing towards new horizons in Sudan

Continuous exploration is key to continued relevance of individuals, organizations and even states. In their magnum opus, Relative Absorptive Capacity and Interorganizational Learning, Land and…  


Thinking Outside the Box: UNDP Accelerator Lab Supporting Responsive Governance in Sudan

The transitional period of Sudan has become a symbol of hope for the people of Sudan and the diaspora community; however, the challenges that are facing the country will prove to be a huge obstacle…  


Soft landing of the mothership: Launching of UNDP Accelerator Labs in Sudan

UNDP Sudan conducted a series of activities marking the soft launch of Accelerator Lab in Sudan. With its global launch the week before, the labs are UNDP’s offer to catalyze innovative solutions to…  



Through a Gendered Lens: Insights on my Summer Internship with UNDP Sudan

As my six-week summer internship with UNDP in Khartoum comes to an end, I have begun to reflect on what I have learned, what the country office has accomplished and what there is still left to do.  


Voicing through airwaves - Engaging citizens to improve public service delivery in East Sudan

Can we use citizen feedback from Community Radio and USSD for insights on measuring basic service delivery in urban and rural Kassala, East Sudan? UNDP Sudan’s pilot experience to measure SDG 16.6.2…  


A BIG DEAL: How can we use big data to measure poverty in Sudan?

As development practitioners in Sudan, we are facing a major challenge in effectively managing our programmes: the generation of reliable data to regularly monitor development impact, in particular…  

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