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Tracking the Impact of Financial Literacy on Disadvantaged Entrepreneurs in South Sudan

The South Sudan Accelerator Lab has set out to better understand the impact of business skills training, specifically financial literacy and mobile banking, on entrepreneurial success.  


Building on Peace Structures to Improve Resilience in Northern Bahr el Ghazal

An ecosystem of peacemakers and peace builders are working in Northern Bahr el Ghazal State to rebuild broken relations and foster social cohesion.  


Economic Cluster Urges Policies to Balance Development with Protecting South Sudan’s Environment

During the launch of UNDP's 2020 Human Development Report, the Vice President led ministerial-level discussions on increasing human development in South Sudan.  


Harambee Spirit in the Time of COVID-19

As a complement to UNDP's decades of crisis response experience, as well as deep relationships with partners on the ground, the Accelerator Lab in South Sudan is using a systems approach to make…  


Beyond Lip Service: Co-Creating Solutions for Youth Employment in South Sudan

More than 70 percent of South Sudanese are under the age of 30 – and of this vast majority, an estimated 97-99 percent lack formal employment.  



South Sudan Launches Accelerator Lab and Human Development Report 2019

To address key drivers of inequality in South Sudan, improving access to education, basic services, livelihoods support, and innovative solutions tailored to local needs are needed.  


Progress on Yambio Resilience Marked with Launch of Youth Vocational Training Courses and Mobile Court Justice Services

Youth vocational training courses in market-aligned skills, as well as justice services provided by mobile and traditional courts, were on display in Yambio, Gbudue State.  


200 Women and Girls in Bor PoC Complete Six Month Training Programme in Livelihood Skills

A total of 221 women dedicated their time to learning vocational skills in tailoring, basic computer applications, bed sheet design, bakery, masonry and carpentry.  


Gbudue State graduates first cohort of Entrepreneurship training

UNDP South Sudan conducted two Entrepreneurship Training Workshops (ETW) for participants from Gbudue state´s SMEs from April 16 – 30, 2018 in Yambio town.  

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