UNICONS won the bidding process for conducting the final evaluation of the program that was implemented by the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) in Jebet Al-Maaden in Red Sea state in Sudan. The SRCS had implemented the Food Security/Livelihood Program” with technical support from the Spanish Red Cross and financial support from the EU and in close consultation and cooperation with the local communities and local authorities mainly government institutions. The overall objective of the program was to improve livelihoods and achieve sustainable reduction in the food insecurity of the rural population of the Red Sea state. The evaluation was conducted by Unicons with the aim of: (i) assessing the work done by the program in enhancing food security; (ii) providing SRCS, EU and other stakeholders learning tools for informal judgment about the implementation and impact of the program; (iii) documenting lessons learned and experience gained in order to inform future programs. The evaluation as ...

Having being commissioned by the Japanese Embassy in Sudan, UNICONS prepared the study that considered the Economical relationship between Sudan and Foreign Countries, in general, and its major trading partners, in particular. More specifically, the study provided an analysis of the following topics: Formal Trade in Sudan (direct and indirect, Contribution to economic growth, trends in imports and exports-2009-2011 and 2012-2014) – (7 -12 pages) Sudan’s Major Trade partners (China, India, Korea, Brazil, EU, COMESA and the Gulf Countries ..etc) -2009-2011 and 2012-2014. A comparative trade analysis including Japan – Sudan trade relationship International economic assistance to Sudan  Legal Aspect of Sudanese Trade The study concluded with recommendations and prospects particularly, Sudan’s recent improvement with Gulf Countries and its ongoing and future investm ...

Given the ever increasing demand for credit, in particular, and for financial services, in general, in Sudan, Carawan Holding Company held discussions with the Saudi Sudanese Bank (SSB) and leading a financial due diligence effort to evaluate the viability of acquiring the Central Bank of Sudan and the other public sector stakes in the bank.  In preparation for this acquisition, Carawan set out to commission a Financial Due Diligence study of the bank. A bidding process was initiated with a detailed Terms of Reference which Unicons applied for and won. The ensuing report constituted the preliminary findings of the Pre-Acquisition Due Diligence effort undertaken by UNICONS to evaluate SSB. More specifically, the objective was to investigate the bank’s investment potential by analyzing the various economic, financial, and technical aspects considered vital to the acquisition. More importantly, the report points to the information gaps and critical questions/issues which have to be tack ...

Tax Reform in Sudan

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Jan
2015

The study which was commissioned by the Japanese Embassy in Sudan was prepared in the English language. The study provides an analysis of the following topics: Why bother about reform? The Structure of the Taxation System in Sudan (Direct and Indirect taxes) Reform of Direct Taxes: Analysis of the current status from the perspective of reforms to policies and procedures during the period 2011 to mid-2014. Reform of the Indirect Tax System: The Value Added Tax (VAT) Tax Regulations Reform: Implementation of Tax Reforms Administration & Organization of Taxation Customs Reform The study concluded with recommendations for reform of the Tax System in Sudan.  In undertaking the assignment, Unicons chose from its database of consultants the most qualified person to prepare the study. In doing so, Dr. Abdelgadir, former head of Sudan’ ...

In collaboration with Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), Unicons set out to identify and build consensus on how to create an informed debate and process through which to develop recommendations for policy and institutional reforms in Sudan. The main goal being to formulate a comprehensive economic reform program supported by the majority of the political and civil society groups. The specific objectives of the project are: To contribute in the strategic vision of the institutional and policy reform in Sudan. To analyze the current gaps in fields of agriculture, industry, infrastructure, fiscal federalism, civil service, the regulatory system and provide recommendations about the reform needed in these fields. Based on researches and experts input to engage with civil society and political groups to reach consensus about the road map for the economic sector reform.  The first activity in this project was a cons ...

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