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  • In the highly arid ecosystems in the northern part of the country lies River Nile state. Under the National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) framework in the state, six villages that lay alongside the western bank of the River Atbara have been targeted by UNDP for increasing the resilience of the local communities to the effects of climate change in Sudan

  • Oct 16, 2014

    “We are now doing well and are moving out of poverty,” says Miriam, who together with Safia and Assia has started a small business in Otash Camp for internally displaced people in South Darfur. Having received training in juice production from the Darfur Community Stability Fund and its local partner Mubadiroon, as well as in business development and project management from the UNDP Youth Volunteers Rebuilding Darfur project, these three women were successful in competing for a small start-up grant from the UNDP YVRD project for their small business.

  • In Bara, a locality in North Kordofan, that encompasses 90 tiny villages, the greenery can be deceptive. The flat desert sprawls for miles around, dotted with tiny villages where the only colors to be seen are the bright clothes of women coming back from their weekly trip to the central market of Bara town...

  • Jun 16, 2013

    Port Sudan, Red See State, the women of the Diem Arab Centre in downtown Port Sudan have traditionally suffered from absence of viable economic options and welcome income-generating opportunities to earn money for their families.

  • Jul 14, 2013

    On a dusty side road in Damazine in Blue Nile State, near a sparkling but empty Chinese hospital, Amir Muhamad Babiker tends his shop. It’s not big, but it’s his and this Tuesday morning it seems the whole town is looking for sugar.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Jun 16, 2013

    The Sudan Judiciary and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched today a comprehensive training workshop

  • Jun 16, 2013

    In the framework of supporting microfinance sectors in Sudan and enhancing capacity building mechanisms of national and sub-national levels for value chain development in Sudan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Microfinance Unit (MFU) at the Central Bank of Sudan organized a five day workshop on “Training on Inclusive Market Development with a Focus on Value Chains and Access to Finance.”

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