Sudan

08-Nov-2016

African Development Bank pours US $22.9 million into Sudan’s education sector

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Sudan’s Ministry of Higher Education, on November 3, 2016 in Khartoum concluded a six-day training workshop on basic modules on principles of educational administration and management. The training was part of the US $22.9 million capacity building for improved quality of education system and skills development (CBIQESD) project, financed by the Bank. The project is implemented in the three states of Khartoum, White Nile and North Kordofan and aims to build capacity in the education sector by providing the required management skills and training to...
26-Sep-2016

Sudan Executive Director undertakes familiarization mission

On Friday, September 23, 2016, the African Development Bank’s Executive Director (ED) for Sudan, Kwabena Boadu Oku-Afari, concluded a three-day familiarization mission to Sudan. ED Oku-Afari represents a constituency of five countries at the Bank, comprising Sudan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana and Gambia. This mission sought to acquaint him with firsthand knowledge of developments in Sudan as well as the state of the Bank’s development operations in the country. Joined by the Bank’s Resident Representative in Sudan, Abdul Kamara, the ED held meetings with the Minister of Finance and...
23-May-2016

PPM – Sudan - Capacity Building for Improved Quality of Education Systems and Skills Development

PPM – Sudan - Capacity Building for Improved Quality of Education Systems and Skills Development
22-Mar-2016

PPM – Sudan - Capacity Building for Improved Quality of Education Systems and Skills Development

PPM – Sudan - Capacity Building for Improved Quality of Education Systems and Skills Development
29-Jan-2016

Working Paper 230 - Child Labour and Schooling in South Sudan and Sudan: Is There a Gender Preference?

Over the last decades, gender equality and women’s empowerment have been recognized as important dimensions of development strategies throughout the world and particularly in Africa where inequalities are salient. They are not only drivers of a population’s well-being but also key for reducing poverty and fostering sustainable development. They are also human rights universally promoted as stated in the United Nations Millennium Declaration in 20002 . Women’s economic and social disadvantages have been identified as important determinants of the persistence of poverty because mothers’...
12-Jan-2016

AfDB and Government of Sudan launch US $26-million Water Sector Reform for West Kordofan State

On Monday, December 14, 2015, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Sudan launched the US $26-million Water Sector Reforms and Institutional Capacity Development project, which will benefit West Kordofan State and some federal water sector institutions. The project is funded with an AfDB grant of US $22 million over the next five years, financed from the Bank’s Transitional Support Facility and its Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative. The event was presided over by the Director of Drinking Water and Sanitation Unit (DWSU) at the Ministry of Water Resources and the...
15-Dec-2015

AfDB launches the African Economic Outlook 2015 in Sudan

The African Development Bank (AfDB), and the United Nations Development Programme, in collaboration with the Government of Sudan launched the 14th Edition of the African Economic Outlook (AEO) on December 10, 2015. The event took place at the Mamoun Beheiry Center in Khartoum. It was presided over by Abdul Kamara, the Resident Representative of the African Development Bank in Sudan, and Hassan Gafar, Deputy Director for Foreign Finance in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning who represented the State Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Magdi Yasin. The ceremony was...
03-Dec-2015

The Great Green Wall is helping African countries to mitigate climate change

Stronger partnerships, sound national policies, more funding for climate change adaptation and mitigation, research, community involvement and sensitization are key to realizing the goals of the Great Green Wall initiative in Africa. The initiative, a pan-African proposal to “green” the continent from West to East intends to fight desertification. The project, which began five years ago, aims to tackle poverty and degradation of soils in the Sahel-Saharan region, on the 8,000-kilometre-long strip of land stretching from Dakar to Djibouti.   Speakers at COP21during the debate...
24-Jul-2015

Sudan - Water sector reforms and institutional capacity development program – ESMF Summary – 07 2015

This environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) summary covers the West Kordofan State (Western Sudan) where construction of infrastructures including pipeline and water points (boreholes and Hafirs); will be implemented. The document was prepared to ensure that the proposed program is implemented in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner and in line with the AfDB’s ISS requirements in OS1 concerning program lending designated as Category 2. Notwithstanding other issues that may arise during implementation phase and as need to be, the ESMF will consider and pay attention...
24-Jul-2015

Soudan - Discours des Gouverneurs - Assemblées Annuelles 2015

22-May-2015

Djibouti - Soudan - Programme de la Résilience à la sécheresse et de développement des moyens de subsistance durables III - PRSDMSD III - Résumé EESS – 05 2015

Le programme de résilience à la sècheresse et de développement durable des pays de la corne d’Afrique a pour objectif global la contribution à la réduction de la pauvreté, la sécurité alimentaire et l’accélération du développement économique à travers l’augmentation de revenu en milieu rural. Pour le moyen et long terme, le programme vise l’amélioration des conditions de vie de la population et des systèmes de production pastoraux.
24-Apr-2015

East Africa Quarterly Bulletin - Fourth 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-Apr-2015

Sudan - Capacity Building for Improved Quality of the Education System and Skills Development - ESMP Summary – 04 2015

Sudan's Poverty Reduction strategy 2012-2016 puts emphasis on strengthening Governance and institutional capacity, human resources development, and employment creation. In this regard, the National Development Plan for the same period entails five key result areas of which building institutional capacities is among the prominent areas. Also, the Sudan's Capacity Building 2014-2016 focuses on Governance and accountability from one side and Skills and Technology to supporting the country human and institutional capacity required to better respond to its fragility and rapidly changing situation...
20-Jan-2015

East Africa Quarterly Bulletin - Third 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...
08-Oct-2014

AfDB Partner of Choice for East Africa - EARC Report 2014

An exciting economic renaissance is under way in Africa and Eastern Africa has the opportunity to provide leadership. Over the past decade Eastern Africa has made remarkable progress in reversing the economic declines that marked the 1980s and much of the 1990s. Today, Eastern Africa is on the rise as an integrated and competitive region from which several growth poles have the potential to emerge. This report takes a three-part look at the state of development in Eastern Africa – both today and in the future – focusing on key opportunities and development challenges facing individual...
03-Oct-2014

Sudan – Country Brief 2014-2016 and country portfolio performance review – 10 2014

The objectives of this Country Brief (CB) 2014-2016 are to update the Boards of Directors on recent developments in Sudan and to provide a framework for the Bank’s programming and operational activities over the next three years. The CB also contains a review of the Bank’s current activities in Sudan and challenges, opportunities and resource requirements for the proposed programming period. This Brief slightly overlaps with the CB 2012-2014 to reflect the fragile and rapidly changing situation in the Sudan, which requires a flexible and tailored response. In addition, the country has made...
25-Sep-2014

Sudan to receive US $133.60 million exceptional support from 2014-2016

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, September 24, 2014 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 approved Sudan’s Country Brief 2014-2016 and Country Portfolio Performance Review which identify challenges and opportunities to guide the Bank’s programmes and operational activities in Sudan over the next three years. The Brief comes with a combined US $133.60 million exceptional support comprising US $91.10 million as exceptional eligibility and utilization of the FSF (Fragile States Facility) Pillar I resources under ADF-13 cycle, and US...
09-Jun-2014

East Africa Quarterly Bulletin - First 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...
02-Apr-2014

East Africa Quarterly Bulletin - Fourth Quarter 2013

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...
15-Jan-2014

Sudan: Livestock Export Quarantine Project