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Friday, 20 October 2017
 

SPDP Trains 1678 on Small Business Projects Management

Khartoum -- Sudan Peace-building and Development Project (SPDP) has provided training to as many as 1678 persons in target 7 states of Blue Nile, South Kordofan and the five states of Darfur.
The training was within the context of peace-building and development projects, during which the trainees were acquainted with insight into small business and microfinance project management.
The trainees were classified into two batches, with the first batch included 740 beneficiaries including 444 women; while the second batch was made up of 936, including 510 women, totally constituting 54.5 per cent.
The training program was aimed at establishing, managing successful and effective enterprises for the effective implementation of microfinance activities in the aforementioned target states, to ensure better livelihood of the target population.
Prior to the training the beneficiaries, the project also supplied TOT training to government employees from relevant ministries, who then carried out the training program.
Of note, SPDP's role in the training program was confined to the identification of target trainees, monitoring and training of potential credit clients.
The Sudan Peacebuilding and Development Project Phase 2 was government-led multi-sectoral project co-financed by the state, Peacebuilding Fund managed by the World Bank to mitigate resource-borne conflicts and promote peaceful coexistence in Sudan's regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan.