South Sudan - Gender equality and women's economic empowerment for inclusive growth

Project Summary

Approval Date 27 Oct 2015
Signature Date 15 Dec 2015
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2021
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2022
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 15124
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 1,000,000
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Gender Equality and Economic Empowerment for Inclusive Growth Project is initiated by the Government of South Sudan with the support of the African Development Bank Group. This project includes the three following three (3) components: a) Institutional Capacity Building and Strengthening; b) Support for Women Economic Empowerment; and c) Project Management.

Project Objectives

The principal objectives of this project are to address poverty and inequality as a key driver of socio and economic fragility by strengthening efforts to empower women and increase their participation in economic activities through: i) Strengthening human and institutional capacities for gender programming; ii) Improving the skills of women entrepreneurs and increasing the participation of women in economic activities; iii) Improving access to finance and enhancing financial inclusion of women.


The project direct beneficiaries include the Government and women of South Sudan.

Participating Organization

Fragile States Facility
Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning


IATI identifier 46002-P-SS-KF0-003
Last Update 01 Dec 2022


Contact Details


Geographic Location

Country South Sudan
Coordinates Location Name
4.85165 31.5825 Juba