Sudan

23-May-2019

2011-2015 - Eastern Africa-Regional Integration Strategy Paper - Draft Version

Regional Integration is at the core of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) mandate and is a key priority area in the Bank’s Medium Term Strategy (MTS), 2008-2012. In keeping with this strategic thrust, the Board approved a Regional Integration Strategy (RIS), 2009-2012, in March 2009, which commits the Bank to preparing Regional Integration Strategy Papers (RISPs) to provide an analytical framework for streamlining regional operations (ROs) in the Bank and identify the Regional Public Goods (RPGs) for which the Bank could potentially provide funding support. The timing of the preparation of...
16-May-2019

East Africa Quarterly Bulletin - Second Quarter 2014

The East Africa Quarterly Bulletin is produced by country economists and country program officers of the African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC), Nairobi, Kenya. The publication covers thirteen countries including Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan1 , Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. The Bulletin is part of the AfDB’s monitoring of socio-economic developments across the continent and provides summary information on the previous quarter’s major developments across the sub-region for which data...
02-May-2019

EOI – Sudan - Consultancy Services for the Design and supervision of works for water supply systems

The Government of Sudan, has applied for financing from the African Development Fund toward the cost of the Sustainable Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project in North & South Kordofan, and intends to apply part of the proceeds to cover eligible payments under the contract for Consultancy Services for the Design and Supervision of Works for Water Supply Infrastructure
24-Apr-2019

EOI – Sudan - Gender and Social Inclusion Policy Development - ICBIAWS-PS

The Republic of Sudan has received grant financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Institutional Capacity Building for Improved Access to Water and Sanitation in Port Sudan, and intends to apply part of the proceedsto payments under the contract for Gender and Social Inclusion Policy Development.
16-Apr-2019

African Development Bank: Manufacturing key to boost economic growth and job creation in East Africa – Regional Economic Outlook Report

The manufacturing sector will hold the key to future growth in East Africa, the African Development Bank’s lead Economist for the Bank’s East Africa Regional Office has emphasised. Speaking during the launch ceremony of the report held 4 April in Nairobi, Kenya, Dr Marcellin Ndong-Ntah said the manufacturing sector’s potential to accelerate regional economic growth, generate more job creation, and ultimately reduce poverty was significant. “In order to achieve this objective, countries must continue to look for alternative sectors of economic growth, emphasise regional trade and...
10-Apr-2019

In Sudan technology helps farmers overcome wheat woes

Farmers and other players in Sudan’s agricultural sector are celebrating the success of new heat-resistant wheat varieties which could transform the food landscape in Sudan. The country has been hard hit by a severe bread shortage and sharp price increases last year. Locals blamed the bread shortage on a lack of foreign currency, which deepened a crisis that was triggered after the government halted wheat import subsidies. Extreme heat has in recent years also affected wheat yields. Thanks to the new cultivars such as Imam, Zakia and Bohain, Sudan’s wheat-growing areas saw a rise in...
04-Apr-2019

Regional Economic Outlook 2019 - East Africa

East Africa comprises 13 countries that are diverse in many aspects (box 1). In 2018, real GDP in the region grew by an estimated 5.7 percent, slightly less than the 5.9 percent in 2017 and the highest among African regions (figure 1). Economic growth is projected to remain strong, at 5.9 percent in 2019 and 6.1 percent in 2020. The regional average masks substantial variation across countries. Estimated GDP growth in 2018 ranged from –3.8 percent (contraction) in South Sudan to 7.2 percent in Rwanda and 7.7 percent in Ethiopia.
01-Apr-2019

Sudan - Water Supply and Sanitation Project in North and South Kordofan – ESMP Summary

Sudan is located in the Greater Horn of Africa and forms boundaries with Egypt to the north, Red Sea to the north-east, Eritrea and Ethiopia to the east, South Sudan to the south, Central Africa Republic to the south-west, Chad to the west, and Libya to the north-west. It is Africa’s largest country with a surface area of 1,862,905 km2 of which less than 10% is arable under rain-fed agriculture. The River Nile and the Sahara Desert are the main dominant features of The Sudan.
21-Mar-2019

Sudan - Emergency Assistance to White Nile State

The White Nile State of Sudan ((WNS)) is located in the Southern Eastern corridor of the country, which is host to over forty different ethnic groups with varied sources of livelihoods. The state lies within an arid climatic region and normally receives rainfall below the national average. The main economic activity is agriculture and livestock as well as mineral exploitation which have started to increase recently. White Nile State covers an area of 30,411 KM2 , and has a population 1.8 million people. According to the Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), about 400,000...
21-Mar-2019

Sudan - Proposed Solar Powered Pumping Systems for Irrigation Project - ESMP Summary

Sudan is largely dependent on imported fossil fuels for power generation. Hence, there is an urgency to implement Sudan’s Renewable Energy Master Plan (REMP) and reduce Sudan’s dependence on fossil fuel. Sudan has abundant wind and solar resources, but largely lacks the capacity to utilize these resources for power generation. Aprogramme to provide grid-connected electric pumps to replace diesel has been launched by the Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity (MWRIE) together with the Northern State Government to promote electric pumping for large scale farms (with an area of 100 ha or...
27-Feb-2019

East African Governors hail “highly transformative” African Development Bank’s projects

East African governors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday commended the institution for approving transformative projects valued at $13.8 billion since 2010.  The projects in ICT, education, public finance, energy, transport, water and sanitation sectors, make the institution “a trusted partner for delivering innovative solutions” the governors noted during consultative meetings with the institution’s president and senior management. Governors and representatives from Burundi, Djibouti, Rwanda, Comoros, Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda...
25-Feb-2019

GPN – Multinational - Somalia – Sudan - Rural Livelihoods’ Adaptation to Climate Change in the Horn of Africa II

 The Federal Republic of Somalia and The Republic of the Sudan have received a Grant from the African Development Bank – Global Environmental Facility (GEF)/ to finance the Rural Livelihoods’ Adaptation to Climate Change in the Horn of Africa II. 
13-Feb-2019

IFB – Sudan - Improving Health Access and Systems Strengthening Project (IHASSP) Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Medical Equipment

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website on 13th September 2018.  The Republic of Sudan has received financing from the African Development Bank in various currencies towards the cost of Improving Health Access and Systems Strengthening Project (IHASSP). It is intended that part of the proceeds of this grant will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for the supply, installation and commissioning of Medical Equipment.
06-Feb-2019

IFB – Sudan - Building Capacity for Inclusive Service Delivery (BCISD)

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in the UNDB Online on 22 September 2015 and the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website on 22 September 2015. The Republic of Sudan has received Financing from the African Development Fund in various currencies towards the cost of Building Capacity for Inclusive Service Delivery Project (BCISD). It is intended that part of the proceeds of this grant will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for procurement of Medical Equipment (MRI), Office Furniture and Health...
05-Feb-2019

EOI – Sudan - Consultancy Services to establish women production groups and enabling them access finance and markets services

The Government of the Sudan has received a grant from the Transition Support Facility "TSF" of the African Development Bank (AfDB) towards the cost of the Capacity Building for Enhanced Gender Participation in Peace and Economic Activities (CB-EGPPEA) Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for the Consultancy Services to establish women production groups and enabling them access finance and markets services.
05-Oct-2018

Soudan - Darfur Water Project for Conflict Resolution and Peace Building - Project Completion Report

16-Aug-2018

Sudan - Agricultural Value Chain Development Project (AVCDP)

The overall goal of the Agricultural Value Chain Development Project (AVCDP) is to contribute to the attainment of Sudan’s National Agriculture Investment Plan (SNAIP) goals in achieving a comprehensive national socio-economic development driven by a dynamic agricultural sector. The specific objective of the project is to improve household incomes, food security, and climate resilience through infrastructure development, market access and trade facilitation as well as enhancing production and productivity. The project will be implemented in three states, namely, North Kordofan, West Kordofan...
19-Jun-2018

African Development Bank invests in Sudan agribusiness

To boost agricultural production and productivity in the Sudan, the Bank approved US $42 million in concessional grants from the African Development Fund to support the National Agriculture Investment Plan. Mohamed Zaghloul, Executive Director representing Egypt and Djibouti, said, “The Bank’s support to the development of key agricultural value chains and market access is timely and will go a long way in helping Sudan in its efforts to revive its agriculture sector.” Estimated at a total cost of US $47.5 million, the five-year Agricultural Value Chain Development Project will also...
31-May-2018

African Development Bank provides US $1 million to support Sudan’s preparation for debt relief

The African Development Bank’s Director General for the East African Region, Gabriel Negatu, and Sudan’s State Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Magdi Yassin, presided over the signing ceremony of a US $1-million grant agreement to facilitate Sudan’s access to debt relief and to reintegrate it into the global economy. The two-year grant will enable Sudan to update its Arrears Clearance and Debt Relief Strategy and build momentum to accelerate the outreach process on debt relief. It will also complement the Bank’s technical assistance to revitalize Sudan’s economy in the post-...
26-Apr-2018

Bank interventions improve drought resilience and livelihoods for pastoral and agro-pastoral population in Sudan

Context Interventions by the African Development Bank have improved Natural Resource Management Practices for Sustainable Management. Objectives Objective What does the  Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Programme (DRSLP) seek to achieve? The project objective is to enhance drought resilience and improve livelihoods of the pastoral and agro-pastoral population. The project’s sector goal is to contribute to poverty reduction, food security, and accelerated sustainable economic growth through enhanced rural income. The project has 4 components:...