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2022: Situation analysis for Startups in Sudan Study Report (NEW)

The report included several topics of interest related to start-ups in Sudan, the most important of which were: the main features and characteristics of start-ups in Sudan, the nature of the business environment, and the entrepreneurial culture in Sudan, the common obstacles and challenges faced by the Sudanese start-ups and identifying and mapping the entrepreneurial ecosystem actors and the existing support options. The study compiled and analyzed the data/information of startups in Sudan to capture their characteristics and challenges. The primary purpose of conducting such research is to strengthen the evidence base for decision making and intervention design by producing concrete empirical measures about the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Sudan and the prominent challenges faced by startups.

2020: Impact of COVID-19 on MSMEs in Sudan

Covid-19 economic repercussions contributed to the already dire business environment in Sudan. Sudan is ranked 171 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. Lockdowns and other preventive measures have presented new challenges, uncertainties and opportunities to the ones that are already faced by MSMEs and forced many of them to change the way they are doing business.

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