Human Development & Inclusive Growth

UNDP believes in development that benefits the poor. Our programme supports our partners in South Sudan to plan, monitor, evaluate and implement poverty reduction initiatives that are inclusive and sustainable.

Our Goals

Emerging from decades of war and instability, South Sudan’s recovery has occurred in stages. Initially, there was a need for crucial, emergency assistance. Following this, the formation of government meant the need for institution building and strengthening of State structures. While this important work is ongoing, the next stage is coming into focus, as South Sudan moves from a recovery phase to a development agenda.more

Poverty Reduction

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Our Stories

Virginia & Isaac taking stock of medications © UNDP

Fighting HIV/AIDS through awareness and treatment

Virginia Kamonji arrived in Rumbek in July as a UN Volunteer to help the Government in fighting HIV and Tuberculosis.  With support through the Global Fundmore 

Josephine Zinini, one of the patients treated under the UNDP programme in Tambura, Western Equatoria State.

Living with hope: Collaborative treatment for HIV and TB

For people living with HIV, the risk of tuberculosis (TB) compounds the challenges they face. Between 10 to 20 percent of people living with HIV in South Sudan also have TB. more 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • The vision for protected areas management in South Sudan is “An ecologically representative and connected network of protected areas, subject to efficient management arrangements for the situation of South Sudan and adequately financed through multiple sources”.more 

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