SOS Sahel Sudan is national NGO established in 2010 with long experience and engagement with farming and pastoralist communities in Sudan inherited from SOS Sahel UK. It is the legitimate daughter of the transformation of SOS Sahel International UK into a national NGO. In January 2010 SOS Sahel Sudan became an independent, non-profit NGO registered with the Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC). Its staff members, who are all Sudanese nationals, have a deep understanding of the context of Sudan and particularly of interventions in the fields of natural resource management, resource-based conflict reduction, livelihoods and IWRM.
SOS Sahel Sudan is a legal entity governed by a 45-strong Sudanese General Assembly, 13 of them form the Board of Trustees. Its current Chair of Trustees is Dr. Abdel Mageed Mohamed Yahya, University Lecturer, Specialist on Geography, environmental studies and natural resources management. Its Executive Director is Mr Salih A. Majid Eldouma, Specialist on Agricultural Development and Rural finance, with over 25 years of experience in operating programs across Sudan (with SOS Sahel, Oxfam America, UN and Oxfam GB).