France's development aid to Sudan transits mainly through the European channel and through the multilateral channel (UN agencies, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria). France, the second largest financial contributor, participates in the multilateral and local governance bodies of this Fund.
Under the bilateral title, a project of commercial capacity building (PRCC) of the gum arabic sector is led by the French Development Agency, in cooperation with the "Forest National Corporation of Sudan", which acts as an agency. execution. It aims to contribute to the structuring of this sector in Sudan (support to producer organizations), to the improvement of quality (training actions on technical itineraries and transformation processes), as well as to the valorisation of the product. in the national and international markets.
The Embassy implements in Sudan the "Gender and Development Strategy 2013-2017" developed by the French Government.
France will host and chair the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2015 (COP21 / CMP11), also known as "Paris Climate 2015", from 30 November to 11 December 2015. a crucial deadline, as it should lead to a new international climate agreement, applicable to all countries, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2 ° C. France plays a leading role on the international scene, to bring together the points of view and facilitate the search for an international consensus, and the Embassy ensures in this respect the link with the stakeholders in Sudan.
The commitment of French cooperation in Sudan (figures year 2013 ):
The French bilateral commitment in Sudan in intervention credits is close to € 4 million.
French multilateral engagement in Sudan is close to € 9.6 million through the European channel (ECHO, EDF) and € 8.8 million through the multilateral channel (UN agencies UNDP, UNHCR, WFP, UNICEF, the Global Fund to fight AIDS , tuberculosis and malaria).
Thus, the total cumulative commitment of France to Sudan, excluding peacekeeping operations and operating costs, is close to € 22 million.