United Nations Industrial Development Organization


UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability.


The mandate of the Organization is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development in developing countries and economies in transition.


The Organization draws on four mutually reinforcing categories of services: technical cooperation, analytical and policy advisory services, standard setting and compliance, and a convening function for knowledge transfer and networking.



The Organization focuses on three main thematic areas:

  • Poverty reduction through productive activities
  • Trade capacity-building
  • Energy and environment

UNIDO Presence in Sudan

The Organization is recognized as a specialized and efficient provider of key services meeting the interlinked challenges of reducing poverty through productive activities, fostering environmental sustainability in industry, and improving access to clean energy.


UNIDO’s programmes are designed to; reduce poverty, support the private sector, strengthen the industrial sectors, build industrial support services for leather production, plant oil, nutrition, agricultural equipment, fertilizers and the clothing industry. The organization has sizable portfolio in Technical Cooperation (TC) activities in Sudan.


UNIDO is active in Khartoum, Port Sudan, Kassala, Al-Jazeera, North and South Kordofan and Darfur.