Violent Extremism in Sudan: An Evidence-Based Study

In 2018, UNDP released a report identifying the root causes of violent extremism in Sudan via interviews with 377 including former extremists, prisoners, community members, religious leaders, and affected families and victims. The study produced important findings on motivations for joining extremist groups and suggests potential mitigating factors for programming including combining socio-economic opportunities with pathways for civic engagement.

Geographical Scope: National

Region: UNDP Africa

Country: Sudan

Theme of Research: Drivers and Root Causes Economics and Employment Faith-based Return and Reintegration

Year Published: 2017

Responsible Entity: UNDP Sudan Country Office