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Snapshot from Sudan

USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg with Darfuri children

Our “Pic of the Week” is from Sudan. Read more >>

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The “Stuff” of Democracy – USAID Supports the Southern Sudan Referendum

USAID’s attention to the details of a successful vote complements its broader activities to support peace, security, and good governance throughout Sudan. Read more >>

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Pic of the Week: Conserving Wildlife in Southern Sudan

Park rangers in southern Sudan

Supported by USAID, the Wildlife Conservation Society works to protect southern Sudan’s natural resources while creating local jobs. Read more >>

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Sudan Takes Another Step in Its Peace Process

USAID is assisting Sudan come to a peace agreement to adequately met the aspirations of their citizens. Read more >>

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Voter Registration for Referendum Completed in Sudan

As part of efforts to promote peace in Sudan, USAID is supporting a free and fair referendum process. Read more >>

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Voter Registration Begins for Sudan Referendum

Voter registration began today in Sudan for the landmark referendum on self-determination for southern Sudan. Read more >>

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USAID Delivers Materials for Southern Sudan Self-Determination Referendum

USAID and the United Nations handed over to the Southern Sudan Referendum Bureau (SSRB) in Juba on October 29 voter registration materials for southern Sudan's January 2011 self-determination referendum. From left: SSRB Chairman Justice Chan Reec Madut; SSRB member Dr. Achier Deng Akol; SSRB Head of Operations Dr. Woda Jermiah Odok; USAID/Sudan Deputy Mission Director Susan Fine. Photo Credit: Jesse Brown

One of the highlights of my trip to Sudanwas seeing all the work we do to help southern Sudan prepare for its historic referendum on self-determination. Read more >>

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Southern Sudan’s Wildlife Thrives

Staff from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Government of Southern Sudan Ministry of Wildlife Conservation and Tourism collar an adult male elephant with GPS satellite tag in Nimule Park in southern Sudan.  Photo Credit: Paul Elkan, WCS

Despite two decades of a brutal civil war, southern Sudan has become a thriving habitat for an amazing diversity of African wildlife. Read more >>

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Food Voucher Program Will Assist Sudanese Families

Food aid being distributed in Darfur, Sudan, earlier this year.  Photo:  Rebecca Dobbins/USAID

In 2010, USAID has provided food aid to 6.1 million food-insecure people in Sudan. Read more >>

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Improving Access to Education for Girls in Sudan

Submitted by Angela Stephens, USAID/LPA Following more than two decades of civil war, Southern Sudan has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world.  The areas in Sudan’s north-south border zone also suffered greatly during the war, including Blue Nile state, bordering Ethiopia.  Girls have been disproportionately affected, with lower rates of literacy and […]

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