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Sudan and South Sudan

International Development written question – answered on 10th July 2013.

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Photo of Ian Lucas Ian Lucas Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much her Department has spent on which training programmes in Sudan and South Sudan in each of the last six years.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan The Minister of State, Department for International Development

Training and capacity building is an important component of several UK development projects in Sudan and South Sudan. However we cannot provide a breakdown by year as we do not maintain a central record for all training activities across our programme. Examples include:

Programme Training and capacity-building programmes Sudan (including South Sudan before July 2011) South Sudan Total value (£ million)
RedR Providing humanitarian workers with training in security, welfare and programme management 2006-13 2011-13 8.4
Sudan Safety and Access to Justice Programme Including the training of police officers, the judiciary and Ministry of Justice Staff 2010-14 2011-14 20.6
Basic services Fund Including direct training of 1,033 primary school teachers 2005-12 56.8
Capacity-building trust fund programme Including training 1,113 participants with accountancy skills 2010-14 6.8

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