Stories


Enhancing Agricultural Livelihoods for Internally Displaced Persons in South Kordofan

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.  


Conflict Survivors Turned Local Heroes in Sudan’s Blue Nile

Supporting injured conflict survivors in Blue Nile generates incomes, empowers them to support local economies, and ensures dignity of lives.  


How a ex-combatants bakery for people with disabilities helped during a food shortage

Across Sudan conflict and its aftermath have left permanent scars on bodies and lives. Conflict, landmines, airstrikes, and other actions have left thousands with life-long disabilities – and limited…  


Change agents: 7 ways UNDP is empowering Sudan’s next generation

Sudan’s youth are a force for change. Before the 2019 revolution they were described as Ataala (unemployed), now they are Amal Bokra (the hope of tomorrow).  


‘The Work Must Go On’ – Uninterrupted Help for People Living with HIV & TB During COVID-19

The Global Fund-UNDP partnership provides essential medicines & supplies for Sudan’s most vulnerable.Facing COVID-19, collaboration & quick action ensures thousands remain protected.  


Solar For Agriculture: Empowering Farmers in North Sudan

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%.  


Finding Sudan’s future women political leaders: 1,070 and rising

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…  


Sudan’s community leaders turned COVID-19 fighters

Across Sudan, community networks advocate for and lead local development. Experienced, equipped and energized, they’re tackling COVID-19.  


Youth Volunteers Improve Water Access, Health, and Peace in North Darfur

Across Darfur, local youth volunteers lead hundreds of community development and peacebuilding projects. In one location, water access has been improved for 9,560 people.  


Soap Makers Clean Up in Sudan’s Covid-19 Response

Facing a national outbreak, the Government, UN agencies, NGOs and civil society have mobilized, purchasing and distributing health and hygiene supplies, sharing information with community members, and…  

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