Gender and Human Development & Inclusive Growth

IMG_1977 Women celebrating the hand over of the community market facility in Mingkaman, Lakes State. Photo: ©UNDP

Gender Results in Trade Capacity Development Project in 2015

UNDP's support to the IDPs and the host communities continued to generate tangible livelihood opportunities for women in Mingkaman and Juba.

  • In 2015, at Mingkaman, UNDP facilitated the operationalisation of a market shed which is now being utilised by 32 women and 16 men. Forty five women were also imparted pastry making livelihoods skills training leading to future income.
  • Sustainable skills training at the UN Protection of Civilians (PoC) in Juba benefited 64 IDPs. One hundred IDPs (84 female) who received sustainable livelihood skills training in 2014 were further capacitated on entrepreneurship skills.