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SOS Sahel Sudan is an experienced National NGO with a vision of peace and prosperity for all in Sudan. Its mission is to support women and men in Sudan in realizing their rights, potentials, and securing livelihoods. SOS Sahel Sudan has anaccumulated wealth of experience and engagement with communities inherited from SOS Sahel International UK. In 2010 SOS Sahel Sudan became an independent, non-profit NGO. Its staff has deep understanding of Sudanese context and particularly interventions in the fields of natural resources management, resource-based conflict reduction and pastoralism. Its recent work on pastoralism has included improvement of shared management of water sources in Missirya pastoralists area, Livestock corridor demarcation in South Kordofan, capacity building of pastoralists women and youth groups in North Kordofan and addressing national policy issues related to pastoralists and NRM.

 

SOS Sahel Sudan has worked as a National partner and has provided practical support to Tufts/FIC's work on the Pastoralist Livelihoods project in Sudan. The purpose is to Promote detailed understanding and articulation of pastoralist livelihood systems amongst pastoralist leaders, civil society, government, and UN decision makers. The project was based in Khartoum and linking with regional and international pastoralist initiatives.

SOS Sahel has therefore developed a depth of local knowledge and well-established relationships with local communities, which are being integrated into SOS Sahel Sudan way of working. This approach is in line with the preferences of the Government of Sudan as well as trends in the development and humanitarian sectors

SOS Sahel has ongoing work in 5 states North Kordofan, South Kordofan, West Kordofan, North Drafur and Red Sea focusing on livelihood, water, capacity building, peace building and Natural resources management. SOS Sahel is working closely with pastoralists and farmers in the rural areas and with relevant institutions and decision makers at both national and state levels.

All our programs have some direct links pastoralists issues, as the pastoralist migration routes that cross state and national borders and interact with other natural resource users. Our national component has been addressing policy issues and raising awareness of decision makers on pastoralists issues.