Seeds For Development01 Jul 2010
This study is part of ‘Creating Opportunities for Youth Employment’ Joint Programme that aims to develop skills and provide livelihood opportunities to the youth (aged 15 to 30 years). The study covers three states of Sudan which are Blue Nile, North Kordofan and South Kordofan. UNDP, with an active participation of the Central Bank of the Sudan, has worked out advisory recommendations for microfinance policy, programmes and institutional capacity in effective means of self-employment. The main objective of this study is to review the opportunities and challenges that face the demand side of the targeted young people, especially women and vulnerable groups in microfinance.